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Draco cyanopterus PETERS, 1867

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
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]  
TypesLectotype: ZMB 725 (designated by Denzer et al. 1997); CAS 64230 may have type status.
Lectotype: BMNH (designated by Musters 1983) [everetti] 
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). 
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  • 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 - get paper here
  • Hennig, W. 1936. Revision der Gattung Draco (Agamidae). Temminckia, Leiden 1: 153-220
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  • Rosales, A., Suhian, J. P., Gamalinda, E., Paz, S., & Solania-Naling, C. 2023. Herpetofauna of forest fragments within the Agata Mining Ventures Incorporated (AMVI), Agusan del Norte, Caraga Region, Philippines. Journal of Ecosystem Science and Eco-Governance, 5(2), 54-65 - 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
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