Okinawa Tree Lizard
- English Common name
- Okinawa Tree Lizard
- Scientific name
- Japalura polygonata polygonata
- Order:Squamata, Family: Agamidae
- 20 cm – 31 cm
- Species Distribution
- Amami and Okinawa Groups
- Okinawan Common Name
- Ataku, Antookah, Kohray, etc.
- Okinawa Red List of Threatened Species: Vulnerable
- Japan Red List of Threatened Species: Vulnerable
- Tree Lizards are territorial. The male Okinawa Tree Lizard pushes away other males when its territory is invaded. During mating season, males turn brown and attempt to attract mates by erratically moving their heads up and down.
- Updated September 2017
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