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Draco cyanopterus PETERS, 1867

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymDraco reticulatus var. cyanopterus PETERS 1867: 15
Draco everetti BOULENGER 1885: 258
Draco everetti — TAYLOR 1922: 112
Draco volans reticulatus — HENNIG 1936: 179 (part.)
Draco volans — INGER 1983: 2 (part.)
Draco everetti — ROSS & LAZELL 1990
Draco cyanopterus — MCGUIRE & ALCALA 2000: 96
Draco cyanopterus — MCGUIRE & KIEW 2001 
DistributionPhilippines (Camiguin Sur, Dinagat, Mindanao).

Type locality: “Mindanao” [cyanopterus]
Type locality: “Placer, N.E. Mindanao” [everetti]  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesLectotype: ZMB 725 (designated by Denzer et al. 1997); CAS 64230 may have type status.
Lectotype: BMNH 77.12.13.16 (designated by Musters 1983) [everetti] 
Diagnosis 
CommentOne questionable record from Miangas Island (Indonesia) has been reproted [see MCGUIRE & ALCALA 2000 for discussion]. Note that ROSS & LAZELL (1990) revalidated Draco everetti.

Synonymy: has been considered as a synonym of Draco volans (reticulatus), e.g. by WERMUTH (1967) and MUSTERS (1983). 
Etymology 
References
  • Beukema, W. 2011. Herpetofauna of disturbed forest fragments on the lower Mt. Kitanglad Rnage, Mindanao Isand, Philippines. Salamandra 47 (2): 90-98 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
  • Denzer, Wolfgang; Günther, Rainer; Manthey, Ulrich 1997. Annotated type catalogue of the Agamid lizards (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae) in the Museum für Naturkunde der Humbolt-Universität zu Berlin (former Zoological Museum Berlin). Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 73 (2): 309-332
  • Hennig, W. 1936. Revision der Gattung Draco (Agamidae). Temminckia, Leiden 1: 153-220
  • Inger,R.F. 1983. Morphological and ecological variation in the flying lizards (genus Draco). Fieldiana: Zoology, New Ser. 18: vi, 1-35 - get paper here
  • McGuire, Jimmy A. & Heang, Kiew Bong 2001. Phylogenetic systematics of Southeast Asian flying lizards (Iguania: Agamidae: Draco) as inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequence data. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 72: 203–229 - get paper here
  • McGuire, Jimmy A. and Angel C. Alcala 2000. A taxonomic revision of the flying lizards (Iguania: Agamidae: Draco) of the Philippine Islands, with a description of a new species. Herpetological Monographs 14: 81-138 - get paper here
  • Peters, Wilhem Carl Hartwig 1867. Herpetologische Notizen. Monatsber. königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin. 1867 (Januar): 13-37 - get paper here
  • Ross,C.A. & Lazell,J.D. 1991. Amphibians and reptiles of Dinagat and Siargao Islands, Philippines. Philippine J. of Science 119 [1990]: 257-286
  • Sanguila MB, Cobb KA, Siler CD, Diesmos AC, Alcala AC, Brown RM 2016. The amphibians and reptiles of Mindanao Island, southern Philippines, II: the herpetofauna of northeast Mindanao and adjacent islands. ZooKeys 624: 1–132, doi: 10.3897/zookeys.624.9814 - get paper here
  • Supsup, Christian E.; Faith M. Guinto, Bernard R. Redoblado, Rai S. Gomez 2017. Amphibians and reptiles from the Mt. Hamiguitan Range of eastern Mindanao Island, Philippines: new distribution records Check List 13 (3): 2121 - get paper here
  • Taylor, E.H. 1922. The lizards of the Philippine Islands. Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Bureau of Science, Government of the Philippine Islands, Manila, Publication no. 17: 269 pp. - get paper here
 
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