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Japalura sagittifera SMITH, 1940

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesBurmese Japalure 
SynonymJapalura sagittifera SMITH 1940: 477
Japalura sagittifera — WERMUTH 1967: 68
Japalura sagittifera — BARTS & WILMS 2003
Japalura sagatiffera [sic] — MAHONY 2009
Japalura sagittifera — MANTHEY 2010
Japalura sagittifera — WANG et al. 2018 
DistributionMyanmar (= Burma), India (Arunachal Pradesh)

Type locality: Pangnamdim, Dadung, Upper Myanmar (= Burma)  
TypesLectotype: BMNH 1946.8.13.97 (designated by MAHONY 2009), formerly BMNH 1940.6.1.44 (male), type locality: “Pangnamdim, Triangle, Upper Burma”, presented and collected by Ronald Kaulback, between 1937 and 1939. 
  • Barts, M. & Wilms, T. 2003. Die Agamen der Welt. Draco 4 (14): 4-23 - get paper here
  • KUNTE, K. & U. MANTHEY 2009. Wiederentdeckung von Japalura sagittifera (Sauria: Agamidae) in Arunachal Pradesh, Ost-Himalaya: Ein Erstnachweis für die indische Herpetofauna. Sauria 31 (2): 49-55 - get paper here
  • Mahony, Stephen 2009. A new species of Japalura (Reptilia: Agamidae) from northeast India with a discussion of the similar species Japalura sagittifera Smith, 1940 and Japalura planidorsata Jerdon, 1870. Zootaxa 2212: 41–61 - get paper here
  • Manthey U 2010. Agamid Lizards of Southern Asia. Draconinae 2 -Leiolepidinae. Terralog 7b, Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 168 pp.
  • 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
  • Smith, M.A. 1940. The Amphibians and Reptiles obtained by Mr. Ronald Kaulback in Upper Burma. Records of the Indian Museum 42: 465-486
  • Venugopal, P.D. 2010. An updated and annotated list of Indian lizards (Reptilia: Sauria) based on a review of distribution records and checklists of Indian reptiles. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2 (3): 725-738. - get paper here
  • Wang, Kai; Jing Che, Simin Lin, V Deepak, Datta-Roy Aniruddha, Ke Jiang, Jieqiong Jin, Hongman Chen, Cameron D Siler; 2018. Multilocus phylogeny and revised classification for mountain dragons of the genus Japalura s.l. (Reptilia: Agamidae: Draconinae) from Asia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, , zly034, - get paper here
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