Agama lucyae

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Taxonavigation: Acrodonta 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata Episquamata Toxicofera
Subordo: Iguania
Infraordo: Acrodonta

Familia: Agamidae
Subfamilia: Agaminae
Genus: Agama
Species: Agama lucyae


  • Agama lucyae Wagner & Bauer, 2011
Holotype: MCZ R-146689, young adult male.
Type locality: ‘‘Wollega’’, today either Oromiya or Southern Nation, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region, Omo River, 58 km N.W. of Soddo [= Sodo], about 1,300 m elevation (a.s.l.). Coordinates: 7.27085°N, 37.37891°E.
Etymology: Named after Lucy the famous hominid fossil of Australopithecus afarensis Johanson, White, and Coppens, 1978, found in the Hadar area (the northern offshoot of the Rift System) of Ethiopia.


  • Wagner, Philipp and Aaron Bauer, 2011: A new dwarf Agama (Sauria: Agamidae) from Ethiopia. Breviora, 527: 1–19. PDF.