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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
SubspeciesDraco fimbriatus fimbriatus KUHL 1820
Draco fimbriatus punctatus BOULENGER 1900 
Common NamesE: Fringed Flying Dragon, Crested Gliding Lizard
G: Fransen-Flugdrache 
SynonymDraco fimbriatus KUHL 1820: 101
Draco fimbriatus — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1837: 448
Draco (Rhacodracon) fimbriatus — FITZINGER 1843
Draco fimbriatus — BOULENGER 1885: 266
Draco grandis BARTLETT 1894 (fide HENNIG 1936)
Draco fimbriatus — DE ROOIJ 1915: 79
Draco fimbriatus — TAYLOR 1963: 838
Draco fimbriatus — GRANDISON 1972: 76
Draco fimbriatus fimbriatus — MUSTERS 1983
Draco fimbriatus hennigi MUSTERS 1983 (fide MCGUIRE & KIEW 2001)
Draco fimbriatus — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 169
Draco fimbriatus — CHAN-ARD et al. 1999: 95
Draco fimbriatus — MALKMUS et al. 2002: 235
Draco fimbriatus — GRSIMER et al. 2010

Draco fimbriatus punctatus BOULENGER 1900
Draco punctatus BOULENGER 1900: 189
Draco punctatus — DE ROOIJ 1915: 75
Draco punctatus — TAYLOR 1963: 841
Draco punctatus — GRANDISON 1972: 78
Draco fimbriatus punctatus — MANTHEY 2008 
DistributionMalaysia (Borneo, Pulau Tioman), Indonesia (Sunda Islands, Natuna, Sumatra, Riau Islands), Philippines
S Thailand

Type locality: “India orientali”, erroneously restricted to “Malayische Halbinsel” by HENNIG (1936), later corrected to “Java” (MANTHEY 2008: 8-9).

hennigi: Java

punctatus: peninsular Malaysia  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZMB 713, "Java", (Sammlung Bloch); Syntype: BMNH 1946.8.26.93 ?; Paratype: was ZMB 712, now CAS. 
Diagnosis 
CommentSynonymy: mostly after Musters 1983. D. abbreviatus is now mostly considered as a valid species (previously a synonym of D. fimbriatus). Inger (1983) considered Draco punctatus as a synonym of Draco cristatellus.

This is one of the few Draco species in which males and females have similar or identical patagial coloration (i.e. the color of the membranes that covers the elongated ribs).

NCBI taxon ID: 2126522 [hennigi]
NCBI taxon ID: 2126521 [punctatus] 
Etymology 
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