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Aphaniotis acutirostris MODIGLIANI, 1889

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesIndonesia Earless Agama 
SynonymAphaniotis acutirostris MODIGLIANI 1889: 115
Aphaniotis acutirostris — BOULENGER 1891: 288
Aphaniotis acutirostris — DE ROOIJ 1915: 88
Aphaniotis acutirostris — WERMUTH 1967: 34
Aphaniotis acutirostris — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 157
Aphaniotis acutirostris — MANTHEY & SCHUSTER 1999: 24
Aphaniotis acutirostris — TEYNIÉ et al. 2010 
DistributionIndonesia (Nimalur, Nias, Pulu Nako, Mentawei, Sumatra, Borneo)

Type locality: Nias  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MRSN (= MSNTO) R2580; Paralectotypes: ZMB 10154, ZMB 54502-03 (vormals ZMB 10154 part) "Benkoolen, Sumatra", leg. Landsberg & Doria. Terra typica: Insel Nias. 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Latin “acuere” = sharp, or “acutus” = sharpened, pointed, or “acumen” = tip, or “acus” = needle; “rostrum” = beak, proboscis, or trunk. 
References
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1891. On new or little known Indian and Malayan reptiles and batrachians. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 8: 288-292 - get paper here
  • Das , I. 2004. Lizards of Borneo. Natural History Publications, Kota Kinabalu, Borneo
  • de Rooij, N. de 1915. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. I. Lacertilia, Chelonia, Emydosauria. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 384 pp.
  • Hallermann, J. 2005. The bizarre arboreal agamids. Reptilia (GB) (42): 8-15 - get paper here
  • Hallermann, J. 2005. Mit Hörnern, Kämmen und Gleithäuten - die bizarren Baumagamen. Reptilia (Münster) 10 (51): 18-25 - get paper here
  • Manthey U 2008. Agamid lizards of Southern Asia, Draconinae 1. Terralog 7, 160 pp.
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - get paper here
  • Manthey,U. & SCHUSTER,N. 1999. Agamen, 2. Aufl. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 120 pp. - get paper here
  • Modigliani,E. 1889. Materiali per la fauna erpetologica dell isola Nias. Ann. Mus. civ. stor. nat. Genova 7: 113-124 - get paper here
  • Prötzel, D. & J. Forster 2014. Herpetologische Eindrücke von Sumatra. Reptilia (Münster) 19 (109): 80-85
  • TEYNIÉ, ALEXANDRE; PATRICK DAVID, & ANNEMARIE OHLER 2010. Note on a collection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Western Sumatra (Indonesia), with the description of a new species of the genus Bufo. Zootaxa 2416: 1–43 - get paper here
 
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