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Harpesaurus modiglianii VINCIGUERRA, 1933

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesE: Modigliani's Nose-hornedLizard 
SynonymHarpesaurus modiglianii VINCIGUERRA 1933
Harpesaurus modigliani — WERMUTH 1967: 63
Harpesaurus modigliani — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 193
Harpesaurus modigliani — MANTHEY & SCHUSTER 1999: 66
Harpesaurus modiglianii — TEYNIÉ et al. 2010 
DistributionIndonesia (Sumatra)

Type locality: Si-Rambé Forest, N Sumatra.  
TypesHolotype: MSNG 32191 
CommentApparently only one male of this species has been found.

Abundance: only known from the type specimen (Meiri et al. 2017). 
Etymologynamed after Dr. Elio Modigliani. 
  • Capocaccia, L. 1961. Catalogo dei tipi di Rettili del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova [MSNG]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Giacomo Doria 72: 86-111
  • Manthey U 2010. Agamid Lizards of Southern Asia. Draconinae 2 -Leiolepidinae. Terralog 7b, Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 168 pp.
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - get paper here
  • Manthey,U. & SCHUSTER,N. 1999. Agamen, 2. Aufl. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 120 pp. - 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
  • 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
  • Vinciguerra,D. 1933. Descrizione di una nuova specie di Harpesaurus di Sumatra. Ann. Mus. civ. stor. nat. Genova 56: 355-357 - get paper here
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