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Gonocephalus bornensis (SCHLEGEL, 1851)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBorneo Forest Dragon 
SynonymLophyrus bornensis [sic] SCHLEGEL 1851: 6
Tiaris miotympanum GÜNTHER 1872
Gonyocephalus miotympanum — BOULENGER 1885: 287
Gonyocephalus borneensis — BOULENGER 1885: 288
Gonocephalus borneensis — SMITH 1931: 10, 31
Goniocephalus borneensis — TAYLOR 1963: 877
Goniocephalus borneensis — GRANDISON 1972: 76
Gonyocephalus miotympanum — BOULENGER 1885
Gonyocephalus miotympanum — DE ROOIJ 1915: 106
Gonocephalus miotympanum — MANTHEY 1983
Goniocephalus borneensis — BONG HEANG 1987
Gonocephalus denzeri MANTHEY 1991 (fide MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997)
Gonocephalus borneensis — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 179
Gonocephalus borneensis — MANTHEY & SCHUSTER 1999: 61
Gonocephalus bornensis [sic] — MALKMUS et al. 2002: 241
Gonocephalus bornensis [sic] — DENZER & MANTHEY 2009 
DistributionIndonesia (Borneo), Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak)
Thailand (reported only once near the border of Surat Thani and Nakhon Si Thammarat [fide TAYLOR 1963])

Type locality: Borneo Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproduction 
TypesType: BMNH 1946.8.19.82 (and possibly additional specimens). 
CommentIllustration in BARTS & WILMS 2003.

Synonymy: Listed as a synonym of G. bellii by WERMUTH 1967. 
EtymologyNamed after its distribution on Borneo (Indonesia). 
References
  • Barts, M. & Wilms, T. 2003. Die Agamen der Welt. Draco 4 (14): 4-23 - get paper here
  • Bong Heang, Kiew 1987. An annotated checklist of the herpetofauna of Ulu Endau, Johore, Malaysia. Malayan Nature Journal 41 (2-3): 413-423.
  • 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
  • Das , I. 2004. Lizards of Borneo. Natural History Publications, Kota Kinabalu, Borneo
  • Das, I. 1993. Jour. Sarawak Mus., 44 (65): 128
  • Das, I. & Yaakob, N. 2007. Status of knowledge of the Malaysian herpetofauna. In Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. in: L. S. L. Chua, L. G. Kirton & L. G. Saw (eds.), Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kepong, pp. 31-81
  • de Rooij, N. de 1915. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. I. Lacertilia, Chelonia, Emydosauria. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 384 pp.
  • Denzer, W. & Manthey, U. 2009. Remarks on the type specimen of Gonocephalus mjobergi Smith, 1925 (Sauria: Agamidae). Bonner zoologische Beiträge 56 (4): 255–258 - get paper here
  • Grandison, A.G.C. 1972. The Gunong Benom Expedition 1967. 5. Reptiles and amphibians of Gunong Benom with a description of a new species of Macrocalamus. Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Zool.), London, 23: 45-101.
  • Malkmus, R.; Manthey, U.; Vogel, G. Hoffmann, P. & Kosuch, J. 2002. Amphibians and reptiles of Mount Kinabalu (North Borneo). A.R.G. Ganther Verlag, Rugell, 404 pp.
  • Malkmus, Rudolf 2015. Die Amphibien des Nationalparks Gunung Mulu auf Borneo Terraria-Elaphe 2015 (2): 32-43 - get paper here
  • Manthey U 1991. Gonocephalus denzeri sp. n. (Sauria: Agamidae) aus Sarawak, Borneo. Salamandra 27 (3) 1991: 152-157 - get paper here
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - get paper here
  • Manthey,U. 1983. Exkursion am Mt. Kinabalu (4101 m), Nordborneo, Teil 3: Checkliste der Herpetofauna oberhalb 600 m ü. NN. Herpetofauna 5 (23): 20-31 - get paper here
  • Manthey,U. & SCHUSTER,N. 1999. Agamen, 2. Aufl. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 120 pp. - get paper here
  • Schlegel,H. 1851. Descriptions de plusieurs expèces nouvelles du genre Lophyrus. Bijdr. Dierk. (Amsterdam) 3 (1): 4-6
  • Smith, M.A. 1931. The herpetology of Mt. Kinabalu, North Borneo, 13455 ft. Bull. Raffles Mus., Singapore, 5: 3-32.
  • Taylor, E.H. 1963. The lizards of Thailand. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 44: 687-1077. - get paper here
  • Welton, Luke J.;Cameron D. Siler, L. L. Grismer, Arvin C. Diesmos, Jack W. Sites andRafe M. Brown 2016. Archipelago-wide survey of Philippine forest dragons (Agamidae: Gonocephalus): multilocus phylogeny uncovers unprecedented levels of genetic diversity in a biodiversity hotspot. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, DOI: 10.1111/bij.12878 - get paper here
 
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