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Aphaniotis fusca (PETERS, 1864)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Dusky Earless Agama, Peninsular Earless Agama
G: Blaumaulagame 
SynonymOtocryptis (Aphaniotis) fusca PETERS 1864: 385
Aphaniotus fusca — BOULENGER 1885: 274
Aphaniotis floweri WERNER 1900 (fide TAYLOR 1963)
Aphaniotis fusca — DE ROOIJ 1915: 90
Aphaniotis fuscus — TAYLOR 1963: 902
Aphaniotis fusca — HENDRICKSON 1966: 59
Aphaniotis fuscus — GRANDISON 1972: 76
Aphaniotis fusca — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 158
Aphaniotis fuscus — COX et al. 1998: 99
Aphaniotis fusca — MANTHEY & SCHUSTER 1999: 25
Aphaniotis fuscum — CHAN-ARD et al. 1999: 21
Aphaniotis fusca — GRISMER 2011
Aphaniotis fuscus — CHAN-ARD et al. 2015: 101 
DistributionS Thailand (Pattani, Yala), West Malaysia (incl. Pulau Pangkor), Singapore, Pulau Tioman, Johor: Pulau Sibu,
Indonesia (Simalur, Nias, Sumatra, Singkep, Borneo, Natuna Island)

Type locality: in der Nähe von Malacca (Forest Hill)” [Malaysia] Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZMB 5032 
Commentarboreal

Type species: Otocryptis (Aphaniotis) fusca PETERS 1864 is the type species of the genus Aphaniotis PETERS 1864: 385. 
References
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