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Plumed Basilisk Lizard Female
Plumed Basilisk (Basiliscus plumifrons: Corytophanidae) female. Another common name is Green Basilisk, it also goes by a few other common names. They get to 25.4 cm (10 in) long from snout to vent but overall they reach lengths of 91.4 cm (36 in). The tail makes a little over 70% of its total length.
Habitat
Floodplain of Río San Carlos, Caribbean lowlands, humid rainforest with large areas cleared for agriculture at 39 m (128 ft) elevation. Margin of a wetland abutting a lagoon.
Location
Road from Boca Tapada to Laguna del del Lagarto Lodge, Alajuela Province, Costa Rica near the Nicaraguan border.
Date taken
December 2022
Scientific name
Basiliscus plumifrons
Equipment used
Canon
Oh she’s lovely, Stanley! And the branch she’s on is quite reptilian in appearance!
 
an impressive lizard, Stanley, and a marvelous photo in a great setting, love it, many tfs!!
 

Media information

Category
Reptiles
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
169
Comment count
5

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/8
Focal length
500.0 mm
Exposure time
1/200 second(s)
ISO
160
Filename
Plumed Basalisk Lizard (female) Road from Boca Tapada to Laguna del Lagarto Lodge, Alajuela Pr...jpg
File size
1.3 MB
Date taken
Tue, 06 December 2022 10:23 AM
Dimensions
1024px x 617px

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