Iguana delicatissima is a medium-sized lizard with a long tail and a triangular head. It has a greenish-brown body with yellowish-green spots and a white underside. It is found in the tropical rainforests of Central and South America, living in trees and on the ground. Its lifespan is typically 10-15 years, and its current population is stable. It is a diurnal species, meaning it is active during the day, and feeds on fruits, flowers, and insects. It is also known for its ability to change color to blend in with its environment.
Name Origin: Iguana delicatissima is a species of lizard native to Central and South America. The genus name, Iguana, is derived from the original Taino name for the species, which was "iwana". The species name, delicatissima, is Latin for "very delicate".
Related Species: Iguana iguana, Sauromalus ater, Sauromalus hispidus, Sauromalus varius