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Earless monitor, Borneo, exhibit

Citation

Unknown, “Earless monitor, Borneo, exhibit,” AMNH Digital Special Collections, accessed September 2, 2014, http://images.library.amnh.org/digital/items/show/3313.

Identifier

K11265

Title

Earless monitor, Borneo, exhibit

Medium

Slides

Format

35mm

Date

Unknown

Coverage

Borneo
New York -- New York -- United States

Publisher

American Museum of Natural History Research Library

Rights

Information on rights available at the repository.

Original Photographer

Department / Discipline

Herpetology

Permanent Hall

Hall of Reptiles and Amphibians

Original Caption

Earless Monitor (Lanthanotus bornensis), Borneo. The only known species of this family (Lanthanotidae) is one of the world's rarest reptiles. Features of its anatomy seem to link it more closely than any other living lizard to Unknown ancestor of snakes.

Collection Name

Photographic Collection

Repository

American Museum of Natural History

Common Name

Earless monitor

Scientific Name

Lanthanotus bornensis