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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymAcanthosaura nataliae ORLOV, TRUONG & SANG 2006
Acanthosaura nataliae — LIVIGNI 2013: 265 
DistributionC Vietnam, S Laos

Type locality: Tram Lap Village, 40 km northwest of Kannack Town, An Khe District, Gia Lai Province, Vietnam, 14°26’39’’ N, 108°32’97’’ E, 900 m elevation, Truong Son (Annamite) Mountains.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZISP 23430, adult male, May 1995, coll. Nikolai L. Orlov. 
CommentSpecimens of this species have been previously considered as A. capra.

Distribution: see map in Bobrov 2015. 
EtymologyThe specific epithet is a matronym for Natalia Ananjeva (Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia) in recognition of her many contributions to the study of agamid lizards. 
References
  • Ananjeva, N.B.; N. L. Orlov and S. A. Kalyabina-Hauf 2008. Species of Acanthosaura Gray, 1831 (Agamidae: Sauria, Reptilia) of Vietnam: Results of molecular and morphological study. Biology Bulletin (MAIK Nauka) 35 (2): 178-186
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Bobrov V.V. 2015. Lizards (Reptilia, Sauria) from Vietnam in the herpetological collection of the Zoological Museum of Moscow University. 2. Genus Acanthosaura (Family Agamidae). Current Studies in Herpetology 15 (3/4): 146–152 - get paper here
  • Bobrov V.V., Semenov D.V. 2008. Lizards of Vietnam [in Russian]. Moscow, 236 pp.
  • Jestrzemski, Daniel; Stefan Schütz, Truong Quang Nguyen, Thomas Ziegler 2013. A survey of amphibians and reptiles in Chu Mom Ray National Park, Vietnam, with implications for herpetofaunal conservation. Asian Journal of Conservation Biology, 2 (2): 88–110 - get paper here
  • LiVigni, F. (ed.) 2013. A Life for Reptiles and Amphibians, Volume 1. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 495 pp. - get paper here
  • Manthey U 2008. Agamid lizards of Southern Asia, Draconinae 1. Terralog 7, 160 pp.
  • Milto, Konstantin D.; Andrei V. Barabanov 2012. A Catalogue of the Agamid and Chamaeleonid Types in the Collection of the Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg. Russ. J. Herpetol. 19 (2): 155-170 - get paper here
  • Nguyen, S.V., Ho, C.T. and Nguyen, T.Q. 2009. Herpetofauna of Vietnam. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 768 pp.
  • Orlov, Nikolai L., Quang Truong Nguyen and Van Sang Nguyen 2006. A new Acanthosaura allied to A. capra Günther, 1861 (Agamidae, Sauria) from central Vietnam and southern Laos. Russ. J. Herpetol. 13 (1):61-76.
  • 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
  • Stuart, B.L., Rowley, J.J.L., Neang, T., Emmett, D.A. & Sitha, Som 2010. Significant new records of amphibians and reptiles from Virachey National Park, northeastern Cambodia. Cambodian Journal of Natural History 2010(1): 38–47 - 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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