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Draco iskandari MCGUIRE, BROWN, MUMPUNI, RIYANTO & ANDAYANI, 2007

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymDraco iskandari MCGUIRE, BROWN, MUMPUNI, RIYANTO & ANDAYANI 2007 
DistributionIndonesia ((Tahulandang Island, off N Sulawesi)

Type locality: Desa Haasi, Pulau Tahulandang, Kepulauan Sangihe, Propinsi Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia (2.32012° N, 125.41974° E).  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MZB Lace.6336 (field number 5 JAM 2348), an adult male, collected on May 5, 1998 by Jimmy A. McGuire. 
CommentAbundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017). 
EtymologyThe specific epithet iskandari is a non-latinized patronym in honor of Djoko T. Iskandar (1950-), the world’s authority on the herpetology of Indonesia, in recognition of his tremendous contribution to our knowledge of the herpetology of this region. 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Koch, A. 2011. The Amphibians and Reptiles of Sulawesi: Underestimated Diversity in a Dynamic Environment. In: F.E. Zachos and J.C. Habel (eds.), Biodiversity Hotspots. Springer, Berlin, p. 383-404
  • Koch, A. 2012. Discovery, Diversity, and Distribution of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Sulawesi and its offshore islands. Edition Chimaira, 374 pp. [ISBN 978-3-89973-432-4] - get paper here
  • MCGUIRE, JIMMY A.; RAFE M. BROWN, MUMPUNI, AWAL RIYANTO, AND NOVIAR ANDAYANI 2007. The flying lizards of the Draco lineatus group (Squamata: Iguania: Agamidae): A taxonomic revision with descriptions of two new species. Herpetological Monographs 21 (1): 180-213. - 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
 
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