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Draco palawanensis MCGUIRE & ALCALA, 2000

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesG: Palawan-Flugdrache 
SynonymDraco palawanensis MCGUIRE & ALCALA 2000
Draco volans — MOCQUARD 1890: 128 (part.)
Draco volans volans — HENNIG 1936: 176 (part.)
Draco palawanensis — MCGUIRE & KIEW 2001 
DistributionPhilippines (Palawan)

Type locality: Barangay Alfonzo 13, Quezon, Palawan Island, Palawan Province, Republic of the Philippines.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: PNM 5770, adult male; paratypes: CAS, CMNH, PNM, TNHC, USNM 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
References
  • Chan-ard,T.; Grossmann,W.; Gumprecht,A. & Schulz,K. D. 1999. Amphibians and reptiles of peninsular Malaysia and Thailand - an illustrated checklist [bilingual English and German]. Bushmaster Publications, Würselen, Gemany, 240 pp. [book review in Russ. J Herp. 7: 87] - get paper here
  • Grismer, L.L., McGuire, J.A.; Sosa, R. & Kaiser, H. 2002. Revised checklist and comments on the terrestrial herpetofauna of Pulau Tioman, Peninsular Malaysia. Herpetological Review 33 (1): 26-29 - get paper here
  • Grossmann, W. & Tillack, F. 2004. Pulau Tioman - Perle im Südchinesischen Meer, Teil 1. Reptilia (Münster) 9 (50): 42-49 - get paper here
  • Hennig, W. 1936. Revision der Gattung Draco (Agamidae). Temminckia, Leiden 1: 153-220
  • 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
  • Mocquard, F. 1890. Recherches sur la faune herpétologique des îles de Bornèo et de Palawan. Nouv. Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat., Paris, 3 (2): 115-168. - get paper here
  • Musters, C. J. M. 1983. Taxonomy of the genus Draco L. (Agamidae, Lacertilia, Reptilia). Zoologische Verhandelingen (199): 1-120 - get paper here
 
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