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Calotes rouxii DUMÉRIL & BIBRON, 1837

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesRoux's Forest Lizard, Forest Blood Sucker 
SynonymCalotes rouxii DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1837: 407
Calotes rouxii — SMITH 1935: 206
Calotes rouxii — BOULENGER 1885; 330
Calotes ellioti STOLICZKA 1872 (not of GÜNTHER; fide SMITH 1935)
Calotes rouxii — WERMUTH 1967: 40
Calotes rouxii — MOODY 1980
Calotes rouxi — MANTHEY & SCHUSTER 1999: 38
Calotes rouxi — BARTS & WILMS 2003 
DistributionIndia (Bombay Presidency, Travancore, W Bengala, Gujarat, Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu)

Type locality: Indes orientales; restricted to India by SMITH 1935.  
TypesHolotype: MNHN 6894 
CommentSynonymy partly after WERMUTH 1967. 
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