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Calotes bachae HARTMANN, GEISSLER, POYARKOV, IHLOW, GALOYAN, RÖDDER & BÖHME, 2013

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymCalotes bachae HARTMANN, GEISSLER, POYARKOV, IHLOW, GALOYAN, RÖDDER & BÖHME 2013 
DistributionS 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.  
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: 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. 
CommentIllustration: Iguana 27 (2): 10 (2014).

Behavior: diurnal, semiarboreal 
EtymologyNamed after Rike Bach (Bonn), in gratitude for supporting the second author (PG) during several fieldtrips in Indochina. 
References
  • Geißler, Peter G 2013. Eine neue Schönechse aus Indochina. Terraria-Elaphe 2013 (5): 46 - get paper here
  • Hartmann, Timo, Peter Geissler, Nikolay A. J. Poyarkov, Flora Ihlow, Eduard A. Galoyan, Dennis Rödder & Wolfgang Böhme. 2013. A new species of the genus Calotes Cuvier, 1817 (Squamata: Agamidae) from southern Vietnam. Zootaxa 3599 (3): 246–260 - get paper here
  • Neang T., Grismer, L.L., Hun S. & Phan C. 2015. New herpetofauna records and range extensions for Daboia siamensis (Smith, 1917) and Gekko petricolus Taylor, 1962 from Cambodia. Cambodian Journal of Natural History, 2015: 172–182 - get paper here
  • Ziegler, T & Nguyen, QT 2015. Neues von den Forschungs- und Naturschutzprojekten in Vietnam und Laos Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos 2015 (2): 79-
  • Ziegler, Thomas & Anna Rauhaus 2015. Erste herpetologische Amtshilfe aus Köln im Zoo Saigon. Terraria-Elaphe 2015 (4): 72-80 - get paper here
 
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