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Higher TaxaDibamidae, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymDibamus ingeri DAS & LIM 2003
Dibamus ingeri — DAS & LIM 2009
Dibamus ingeri — QUAH et al. 2017 
DistributionIndonesia (Borneo: Sabah, east Malaysia)

Type locality: highlands of Mendolong, Sipitang District, Sabah, Eastern Malaysia (Borneo).  
TypesHolotype: FMNH 239756 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: Dibamus ingeri, differs from all congeneric species in the following combination of characters: SVL 96.0 mm; body relatively stout, body width 4.7% SVL, postoculars two; midbody scale rows 20; subcaudals 36; frontonasal divided; incomplete rostral sutures, preanal pores absent; nuchal collar starts from back of head, and relatively short tail (14.8% SVL) [from DAS & LIM 2003]. 
CommentAbundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyNamed after Robert Frederick Inger, Curator emeritus at the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, and also the collector of the holotype of the species. 
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  • Das , I. 2004. Lizards of Borneo. Natural History Publications, Kota Kinabalu, Borneo
  • Das, I. & K.K.P. Lim 2005. A new species of Dibamus (Squamata,: Dibamidae) from Pulau Nias, Indonesia. Journal of Herpetology 39 (1): 113-117 - get paper here
  • Das, I. & Lim, K.K.P. 2003. Two new species of Dibamus (Squamata: Dibamidae) from Borneo. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 51(1): 137-141 - get paper here
  • DAS, INDRANEIL & KELVIN K. P. LIM. 2009. A new species of Dibamus (Squamata: Dibamidae) from Pulau Simeuleu, Mentawai Archipelago, Indonesia. Zootaxa 2088: 15-23 - get paper here
  • Diaz, R.E., M.T. Leong, L.L. Grismer & N.S. Yaakob 2004. A new species of Dibamus (Squamata: Dibamidae) from West Malaysia. Asiatic Herpetological Research 10: 1-7 - get paper here
  • KOPPETSCH, THORE; WOLFGANG BÖHME, ANDRÉ KOCH 2019. A new species of Dibamus Duméril & Bibron, 1839 (Squamata: Dibamidae) from Pulau Manado Tua, Northern Sulawesi, Indonesia. Zootaxa 4555 (3): 331–345 - get paper here
  • Meiri, Shai; Aaron M. Bauer, Allen Allison, Fernando Castro-Herrera, Laurent Chirio, Guarino Colli, Indraneil Das, Tiffany M. Doan, Frank Glaw, Lee L. Grismer, Marinus Hoogmoed, Fred Kraus, Matthew LeBreton, Danny Meirte, Zoltán T. Nagy, Cristiano d 2017. Extinct, obscure or imaginary: the lizard species with the smallest ranges. Diversity and Distributions - get paper here
  • NEANG, THY; JEREMY HOLDEN,TOBY EASTOE,RATHEA SENG,, SAVENG ITH & L. LEE GRISMER 2011. A new species of Dibamus (Squamata: Dibamidae) from Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary, southwestern Cardamom Mountains, Cambodia. Zootaxa 2828: 58–68 - get paper here
  • Quah, Evan S. H.; Shahrul Anuar M. S., L. Lee Grismer & Rupert Grassby-Lewis 2017. A new species of Dibamus Duméril & Bibron 1839 (Squamata: Dibamidae) from a hill station in Peninsular Malaysia. RAFFLES BULLETIN OF ZOOLOGY 65: 681–690 - get paper here
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