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Diploderma fasciatum (MERTENS, 1926)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesE: Banded japalure
Chinese: 横纹龙蜥 
SynonymJapalura fasciata MERTENS 1926: 146
Japalura fasciata — SMITH 1935: 176
Japalura szechwanensis HU & ZHAO 1966 (fide OTA 2000)
Japalura szechwanensis — KÜHNEL et al. 1995
Japalura fasciata — BARTS & WILMS 2003
Japalura szechwanensis — LIVIGNI 2013: 414
Japalura szechwanensis — RAO et al. 2017
Diploderma fasciatum — WANG et al. 2018 
DistributionIndochina (Tonkin)

szechwanensis: China (Sichuan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Hunan, Yunnan). Type locality: Peng Hsien (= Peng Xien) and Tianquan Xien (= Tien Tsuan Hsien), Sichuan (= Szechwan), China.

Type locality: apparently not known. The type specimen was included in a collection purchased by the Senckenberg Museum from H. Fruhstorfer as of Tonkin (N Vietnam) without detailed type locality [BOETTGER 1904].  
TypesHolotype: SMF 9871, male (formerly 4310,1a)
Holotype: CIB 613047, Paratype: CIB 625131, male, Tien Tsuan Hsien, 1,400 m asl. (= Tianquan Xien), Szechwan, China, Aug. 1962 [szechwanensis] 
  • 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
  • Bobrov V.V., Semenov D.V. 2008. Lizards of Vietnam [in Russian]. Moscow, 236 pp.
  • Boettger, O. 1904. Museums-Bericht. I. Zoologische Sammlung. 4. Die Reptilien- und Batrachiersammlung. Ber. Senckenb. Naturforsch. Ges. Frankfurt am Main 1904: 126-131 - get paper here
  • DENZER, WOLFGANG; ULRICH MANTHEY, PATRICK D CAMPBELL 2019. Catalogue of type specimens of the agamid lizard genus Japalura s. l. (Squamata: Agamidae: Draconinae). Zootaxa 4612 (1): 109-125 - get paper here
  • Hu, Shu-QIN & Zhao, Ermi 1966. Three new species of reptiles from Szechwan (in Chinese with English abstract). Acta Zootaxon. Sinica, Peking, 3 (2): 158-164
  • LiVigni, F. (ed.) 2013. A Life for Reptiles and Amphibians, Volume 1. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 495 pp. - get paper here
  • Manthey U 2010. Agamid Lizards of Southern Asia. Draconinae 2 -Leiolepidinae. Terralog 7b, Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 168 pp.
  • MANTHEY, ULRICH; WOLFGANG DENZER, HOU MIAN & WANG XIAOHE 2012. Discovered in historical collections: Two new Japalura species (Squamata: Sauria: Agamidae) from Yulong Snow Mountains, Lijiang Prefecture, Yunnan, PR China. Zootaxa 3200: 27–48
  • Mertens,R. 1926. Herpetologische Mitteilungen. X. Eine neue Japalura-Art. Senckenbergiana 8 (3-4): 146-149
  • Nguyen, S.V., Ho, C.T. and Nguyen, T.Q. 2009. Herpetofauna of Vietnam. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 768 pp.
  • Ota. H. 2000. Japalura szechwanensis, a junior synonym of J. fasciata. Journal of Herpetology 34 (4): 611-614 - get paper here
  • RAO, Dingqi; Jens V. VINDUM, Xiaohui MA, Mingxia FU and Jeffery A. WILKINSON 2017. A New Species of Japalura (Squamata, Agamidae) from the Nu River Valley in Southern Hengduan Mountains, Yunnan, China. Asian Herpetological Research 8 (2): 86-95, DOI:10.16373/j.cnki.ahr.160053 - get paper here
  • Smith, M.A. 1935. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Reptiles and Amphibia, Vol. II. Sauria. Taylor and Francis, London, 440 pp.
  • Wang, Kai; Jing Che, Simin Lin, V Deepak, Datta-Roy Aniruddha, Ke Jiang, Jieqiong Jin, Hongman Chen, Cameron D Siler; 2018. Multilocus phylogeny and revised classification for mountain dragons of the genus Japalura s.l. (Reptilia: Agamidae: Draconinae) from Asia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, , zly034, - get paper here
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