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Gonocephalus klossi BOULENGER, 1920

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesKloss' Forest Dragon 
SynonymGonyocephalus klossi BOULENGER 1920: 287
Gonocephalus klossi — WERMUTH 1967: 60
Gonocephalus klossi — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 184
Gonocephalus klossi — TEYNIÉ et al. 2010 
DistributionIndonesia (W Sumatra)

Type locality: Siolak Daras (3000 f.), Korinchi Valley, Sumatra.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.14.65 (BMNH 1915.12.2.25) 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Cecil Boden Kloss (1877-1949), director of the Raffles Museum in Singapore from 1923 to 1932. 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1920. Results of an expedition to Korinchi Peak 12.400 ft, Sumatra. III. Reptiles & batrachians collected in Korinchi, West Sumatra by Messrs. H.C. Robinson & C. Boden Kloss. J. Federated Malay State Museum, Singapore, 8: 285-296 (other volumes in BHL)
  • Manthey U 2010. Agamid Lizards of Southern Asia. Draconinae 2 -Leiolepidinae. Terralog 7b, Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 168 pp.
  • Manthey U; Denzer W 1991. Die Echten Winkelkopfagamen der Gattung Gonocephalus Kaup (Sauria: Agamidae). 1. Die megalepis-Gruppe mit Gonocephalus lacunosus sp. n. aus Nord-Sumatra. Sauria 13 (1): 3-10 - get paper here
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - get paper here
  • TEYNIÉ, ALEXANDRE; PATRICK DAVID, & ANNEMARIE OHLER 2010. Note on a collection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Western Sumatra (Indonesia), with the description of a new species of the genus Bufo. Zootaxa 2416: 1–43 - get paper here
 
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