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Laudakia agrorensis (STOLICZKA, 1872)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Agaminae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesAgror agama 
SynonymStellio agrorensis STOLICZKA 1872: 128
Agama agrorensis — BOULENGER 1885: 363
Agama agrorensis — SMITH 1935: 216
Agama agrorensis — WERMUTH 1967: 7
Laudakia agrorensis — DAS 1996: 44
Laudakia agrorensis — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Laudakia agrorensis — BAIG et al. 2012: 241 
DistributionE Afghanistan, NW India (Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu, Kashmir), N Pakistan, elevation 700-1300 m.

Type locality: Sussel Pass, at the entrance into Agror Valley, elevation 6000 feet, Hazara district, NW Punjab.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntype: ZSI 4206, NMW 
DiagnosisDiagnosis. Head scales strongly carinated; tail twice or more than SVL; 8–10 rows of strongly keeled vertebral scales; distinct patch of strongly mucronate scales on flanks; tail segment of three whorls; callous glands present in both sexes [BAIG et al. 2012]. 
Comment 
Etymology 
References
  • Ananjeva, N.B. & Tuniev 1994. Some aspects of historical biogeography of Asian rock agamids. Russ. J. Herpetol. 1 (1): 43 - get paper here
  • Baig K J 1989. A new species of Agama (Sauria: Agamidae) from northern Pakistan. BULLETIN OF THE KITAKYUSHU MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY (No. 9) 1989: 117-122
  • Baig, Khalid Javed; Philipp Wagner, Natalia B. Ananjeva & Wolfgang Böhme 2012. A morphology-based taxonomic revision of Laudakia Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Agamidae). Vertebrate Zoology 62 (2): 213-260 - get paper here
  • Baig,K.J. & Böhme,W. 1995. Partition of the Stellio-group of Agama. 8th Ord. Gen. Meet. Soc. Europ. Herpet.: 36
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
  • Boulenger, George A. 1890. The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma. Reptilia and Batrachia. Taylor & Francis, London, xviii, 541 pp. - get paper here
  • Jamal, Qaisar; Muhammad Idrees, Saif Ullah, Muhammad Adnan, Farrah Zaidi, Qaiser Zaman, and Syed Basit Rasheed, 2018. Diversity and Altitudinal Distribution of Squamata in Two Distinct Ecological Zones of Dir, A Himalayan Sub-Zone of Northern Pakistan Pakistan J. Zool., vol. 50(5), pp 1835-1839 - get paper here
  • Manhas, Amit; Rajni Raina, and Ashwani Wanganeo 2018. Observations of Agror Agamas, Laudakia agrorensis (Stoliczka 1872) (Sauria: Agamidae), in the Doda District, Jammu and Kashmir, India IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 25 (1): 52–54 - get paper here
  • Masroor, R. 2012. A Contribution to the Herpetology of Northern Pakistan. SSAR, Ithaca [review in JoTT 4(6): 2670] - get paper here
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • Smith,M.A. 1935. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Reptiles and Amphibia, Vol. II. Sauria. Taylor and Francis, London, 440 pp.
  • Stoliczka,F. 1872. Notes on some new species of Reptilia and Amphibia collected by Dr. W. Waagen in north-Western Punjab. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 1872: 124-131 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Waltner, R.C. 1975. Geographical and altitudinal distribution of amphibians and reptiles in the Himalayas. Cheetal (Dehra Dun, India) 16(1): 17-25; 16(2): 28-36; 16(3): 14-19; 16(4): 12-17.
 
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