BIO 370 Vertebrate Zoology
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Vertebrate Anatomy
Lizard Skulls
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Identify the the structures listed below and the diets
for each of the following lizard skulls:

Parson's Chameleon (Calumma parsonii)
(skull length = 88 mm)
Chameleon skull plain

Jackson's Chameleon (Trioceros jacksonii), ♂
Diet: Insectivorous
(skull length = 51 mm)
Jackson Chameleon skull Plain

Meller's Chameleon (Trioceros melleri )
Diet: Insectivorous
(skull length = 70 mm)
Meller Chameleon skull Plain

Many-lined Sun Skink (Mabuya multifasciata)
(skull length = 20 mm)
Sun Skink skull plain

Chinese Skink (Eumeces chinensis)
(skull length = 21 mm)
Chinese Skink skull plain

Green Crested Lizard (Bronchocela jubata)
(skull length = 32 mm)
Crested Lizard skull plain

Green Iguana (Iguana iguana)
(skull length = 93 mm)
Green Iguana skull plain

Northern Caiman Lizard (Dracaena guianensis)
(skull length = 57 mm)
Northern Caiman Lizard skull plain

Water Monitor (Varanus salvator)
(skull length = 145 mm)
Water Monitor skull plain

  • Dentary
  • Frontal
  • Maxilla
  • Jugal
  • Parietal
  • Postorbital
  • Premaxilla
  • Quadrate
  • Squamosal

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