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Harpesaurus ensicauda WERNER, 1913

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesNias Nose-horned Lizard 
SynonymHarpesaurus ensicauda WERNER 1913: 8
Harpesaurus ensicauda — DE ROOIJ 1915: 98
Harpesaurus ensicauda — WERMUTH 1967: 63
Harpesaurus ensicauda — BARTS & WILMS 2003
Harpesaurus ensicauda — MANTHEY 2010 
DistributionIndonesia (Nias, Mentawi Archipelago)

Type locality: Pulo, Nias.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: ZMH (missing fide HALLERMANN 1998). 
Diagnosis 
CommentAbundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
Etymology 
References
  • Barts, M. & Wilms, T. 2003. Die Agamen der Welt. Draco 4 (14): 4-23 - get paper here
  • de Rooij, N. de 1915. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. I. Lacertilia, Chelonia, Emydosauria. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 384 pp.
  • Hallermann, J. 1998. Annotated catalogue of the type specimens of the herpetological collection in the Zoological Museum of the University of Hamburg. Mitt. hamb. zool. Mus. Inst 95: 197-223.
  • Manthey & SCHUSTER 1992. Agamen. Münster: 120S. (ISBN 3-9801853-4-6)
  • Manthey U 2010. Agamid Lizards of Southern Asia. Draconinae 2 -Leiolepidinae. Terralog 7b, Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 168 pp.
  • 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
  • Werner, F. 1913. Neue oder seltene Reptilien und Frösche des Naturhistorischen Museums in Hamburg. Reptilien der Ostafrika-Expedition der Hamburger Geographischen Gesellschaft 1911/12. Leiter: Dr. E. Obst. Reptilien und Amphibien von Formosa. Jb. Hamb. wiss. Anst., 30 [1912], 2. Beiheft: 1-39, 40-45, 45-51 - get paper here
 
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