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Acanthosaura bintangensis WOOD, GRISMER, GRISMER, AHMAD, ONN & BAUER, 2009

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesBukit Larut Mountain Horned Agamid, Bintang Horned Tree Lizard 
SynonymAcanthosaura bintangensis WOOD, GRISMER, GRISMER, AHMAD, ONN & BAUER 2009
Acanthosaura crucigera BOULENGER 1912: 69
Acanthosaura bintangensis — WOOD et al. 2010 
DistributionW Malaysia (Perak)

Type locality: 1351 m elevation from Bukit Larut, Perak, Peninsular Malaysia (04º51.446'N; 100º48.455'E)  
TypesHolotype: ZRC 2.6804, adult male, collected on 18 June 2008 by Jesse L. Grismer, L. Lee Grismer, Perry L. Wood Jr., at 1140 h. 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThis specific epithet bintangensis refers to the mountain range, Banjaran Bintang, to which this species appears to be restricted. 
  • Grismer, L. Lee; Chan K. Onn, Jesse L. Grismer, Perry L. Wood, Jr., and A. Norhayati 2010. A CHECKLIST OF THE HERPETOFAUNA OF THE BANJARAN BINTANG, PENINSULAR MALAYSIA. Russ. J. Herpetol. 17 (2): 147-160 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L.L. 2011. Lizards of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and their adjacent archipelagos. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 728 pp. [review in Herp. Rev. 43: 155] - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • PAUWELS, OLIVIER S. G.; MONTRI SUMONTHA, KIRATI KUNYA, AWAT NITIKUL, PHAMON SAMPHANTHAMIT, PERRY L. WOOD, JR. & LEE L. GRISMER 2015. Acanthosaura phuketensis (Squamata: Agamidae), a new long-horned tree agamid from southwestern Thailand Zootaxa 4020 (3): 473–494 - get paper here
  • WOOD JR., PERRY L.;JESSE L. GRISMER, L. LEE GRISMER, NORHAYATI AHMAD, & CHAN KIN ONN & AARON M. BAUER 2009. Two new montane species of Acanthosaura Gray, 1831 (Squamata: Agamidae) from Peninsular Malaysia. Zootaxa 2012: 28-46 - get paper here
  • Wood, P.L.; Grismer, L.L.; Grismer, J.L.; Neang, T.; Chav, T. & holden, J. 2010. A new cryptic species of Acanthosaura Gray, 1831 (Squamata: Agamidae) from Thailand and Cambodia. Zootaxa 2488: 22–38 - get paper here
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