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Aphaniotis ornata (LIDTH DE JEUDE, 1893)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesOrnate Earless Agama 
SynonymJapalura ornata LIDTH DE JEUDE 1893: 251
Japalura ornata — DE ROOIJ 1915: 92
Japalura nasuta DE JONG 1930: 115 (fide OTA & HIKIDA 2000)
Japalura nasuta — DAAN & HILLENIUS 1966: 131
Japalura ornata — WERMUTH 1967: 67
Japalura nasuta — MANTHEY 1983
Japalura ornata — MANTHEY 1983
Aphaniotis ornata — MALKMUS 1994: 245
Aphaniotis ornata — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 159
Aphaniotis nasuta — MALKMUS 1994: 245
Aphaniotis ornata — BARTS & WILMS 2003 
DistributionIndonesia (N Borneo), Malaysia (Sabah)

nasuta: N Borneo; Type locality: N Borneo.

Type locality: Sandakan-Bay, N Borneo  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MZB Lace. 175a. 1 ex, male, from North Kalimantan, by Mohari, in 1912; Paratypes: MZB Lace. 175b, 3 ex, sex undetermined, same data as for the holotype; ZMA [Japalura nasuta DE JONG 1930] 
Diagnosis 
CommentThis species has a distinct protrusion on its snout (acutirostris and fusca have only a small or no protrusion). 
Etymology 
References
  • ANANJEVA, Natalia B.; Xianguang GUO and Yuezhao WANG 2011. Taxonomic Diversity of Agamid Lizards (Reptilia, Sauria, Acrodonta, Agamidae) from China: A Comparative Analysis. Asian Herpetological Research 2 (3): 117-128 - get paper here
  • Barts, M. & Wilms, T. 2003. Die Agamen der Welt. Draco 4 (14): 4-23 - get paper here
  • Daan, S. & Hillenius,D. 1966. Catalogue of the type specimens of amphibians and reptiles in the Zoological Museum, Amsterdam. Beaufortia 13: 117-144
  • Das , I. 2004. Lizards of Borneo. Natural History Publications, Kota Kinabalu, Borneo
  • Das, I. & Yaakob, N. 2007. Status of knowledge of the Malaysian herpetofauna. In Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. in: L. S. L. Chua, L. G. Kirton & L. G. Saw (eds.), Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kepong, pp. 31-81
  • De JONG 1930. Notes on some reptiles from the Dutch East Indies. Treubia, Buitenzorg, 12 (1): 115-119 - get paper here
  • de Rooij, N. de 1915. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. I. Lacertilia, Chelonia, Emydosauria. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 384 pp.
  • Iskandar, Djoko T. and Mumpuni 2002. The herpetological type specimens in the Museum Zoologicum Bogoriense Collection. Hamadryad 27 (1):123-135
  • Lidth de Jeude,T.W. van 1893. On reptiles from North Borneo. Notes from the Leyden Museum 15 (3): 250-257 - get paper here
  • Malkmus, R.; Manthey, U.; Vogel, G. Hoffmann, P. & Kosuch, J. 2002. Amphibians and reptiles of Mount Kinabalu (North Borneo). A.R.G. Ganther Verlag, Rugell, 404 pp.
  • Malkmus,R. 1994. Herpetologische Beobachtungen aam Mt. Kinabalu, Nord-Borneo. IV. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 70: 217-249.
  • 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. 1983. Exkursion am Mt. Kinabalu (4101 m), Nordborneo, Teil 3: Checkliste der Herpetofauna oberhalb 600 m ü. NN. Herpetofauna 5 (23): 20-31 - get paper here
  • Ota, H. & T. HIKIDA 2000. Aphaniotis nasuta (DE JONG, 1930), a junior synonym of A. ornata (VAN LIDTH DE JEUDE, 1893) (Squamata: Agamidae). Current Herpetology 19 (1): 11-14
 
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