Calotes bachae HARTMANN, GEISSLER, POYARKOV, IHLOW, GALOYAN, RÖDDER & BÖHME, 2013
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Calotes bachae?
|Higher Taxa||Agamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Calotes bachae HARTMANN, GEISSLER, POYARKOV, IHLOW, GALOYAN, RÖDDER & BÖHME 2013|
|Distribution||S Vietnam (Dong Nai, Binh Phuoc)|
Type locality: Vietnam, Dong Nai Province, Cat Tien National Park (11°38'04'' N 107°27'24'' E), 104 m elevation.
|Types||Holotype: ZFMK 88935, an adult male (Fig. 4A), collected 10 May 2009 by PG.|
Paratypes: An adult female (IEBR A.2012.23; Fig. 4B) and a juvenile (ZFMK 88937; Fig. 4E), same data as holotype (except collection dates: 20 April 2009 (IEBR A.2012.23) and 14 June 2009 (ZFMK 88937)) by PG. Two adult males (ZMMU NAP-02910-911; Fig. 4D) from Phuoc Hoa environs, Bu Gia Map National Park, Dak Ka River valley, Bu Gia Map commune, Bu Gia Map District, Binh Phuoc Province, southern Vietnam (12°19.6’ N, 107°25.2’ E; ca. 400 m above sea level), collected on 26 May 2011 by NAP. Two adult females (ZMMU NAP- 01509, 01512) from Ma Da forestry, Dong Nai Nature Reserve (former Vinh Cuu Nature Reserve), Dong Nai Province, southern Vietnam, 80 m elevation, collected 12.06.2011 by NAP.
|Comment||Illustration: Iguana 27 (2): 10 (2014).|
Behavior: diurnal, semiarboreal
|Etymology||Named after Rike Bach (Bonn), in gratitude for supporting the second author (PG) during several fieldtrips in Indochina.|