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Japalura chapaensis BOURRET, 1937

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesJapalure 
SynonymJapalura swinhonis chapaensis BOURRET 1937: 62
Japalura swinhonis chapaensis — WERMUTH 1967: 68
Japalura chapaensis — OTA 1989
Japalura chapaensis — BARTS & WILMS 2003 
DistributionN Vietnam (Chapa)

Type locality: Chapa, Vietnam, 22° 20'N, 103° 55' E Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MNHN = MHNP 1948.45 
  • Barts, M. & Wilms, T. 2003. Die Agamen der Welt. Draco 4 (14): 4-23 - get paper here
  • Bobrov V.V., Semenov D.V. 2008. Lizards of Vietnam [in Russian]. Moscow, 236 pp.
  • Bourret,R. 1937. Notes herpétologiques sur l’indochine française. XV. Lézards et serpents reçu au laboratoire des Sciences Naturelles de l’Université au cours de l’année 1937. Descriptions de deux espèces et de deux variétés nouvelles. Bulletin Générale de l’Instruction Publique 5. Gouvernement Généneral de l’Indochine, pp. 57-82
  • MANTHEY, ULRICH; WOLFGANG DENZER, HOU MIAN & WANG XIAOHE 2012. Discovered in historical collections: Two new Japalura species (Squamata: Sauria: Agamidae) from Yulong Snow Mountains, Lijiang Prefecture, Yunnan, PR China. Zootaxa 3200: 27–48
  • Ota & WEIDENHÖFER 1992. The first male species of the poorly known agamid lizard Japalura chapensis Bourret, 1937 (Reptilia: Sauria) from northern Vietnam, with notes on its taxonomic status. Raffles Bull. Zool. 40 (2): 193-199 - get paper here
  • Ota,H. 1989. The status of an agamid lizard, Japalura swinhonis chapaensis BOURRET 1937, from Vietnam. Journal of Herpetology 23 (4): 447-450 - get paper here
  • Ota,H. 1989. A new species of Japalura (Agamidae: Lacertilia:Reptilia) from Taiwan. Copeia 1989 (3): 569-576 - get paper here
  • Sang, Nguyen Van; Ho Thu Cuc, Nguyen, Quang Truong 2009. Herpetofauna of Vietnam. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 768 pp.
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