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Laudakia papenfussi ZHAO, 1998

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Agaminae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesPapenfuss’ Rock Agama 
SynonymLaudakia papenfussi ZHAO 1998
Laudakia papenfussi — BAIG et al. 2012: 249 
DistributionChina (Xizang = Tibet)

Type locality: Mayang River Valley between Mayang Village and Diya Village, Zanda Co., Xizang Autonomous Region; 3300 m elevation. Only known from the type locality.  
TypesHolotype: CIB (= Chengdu Institute of Biology) 775001, Male; Coll. R. Z. Zhang; 7. 1. 1976. 
CommentAbundance: only known from the type locality (Meiri et al. 2017). 
  • ANANJEVA, Natalia B.; Xianguang GUO and Yuezhao WANG 2011. Taxonomic Diversity of Agamid Lizards (Reptilia, Sauria, Acrodonta, Agamidae) from China: A Comparative Analysis. Asian Herpetological Research 2 (3): 117-128 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Guo, P., F. J. Zhang, and Y. Y. Chen. 1999. Catalogue of type specimens of reptiles in the Herpetological Collections of Chengdu Institute of Biology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Asiatic Herpetological Research 8: 43~47 - 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
  • Zhao, E. M. 1998. Description of a new species of the genus Laudakia from Xizang (Tibet) (Sauria: Agamidae). Zoological Research 19 (5): 401-404
  • ZOU, Dahu; Fang YAN, Ke JIANG, Jing CHE, Robert W. MURPHY, Theodore J. PAPENFUSS, Shuangquan DUAN and Song HUANG 2016. Discovery of Female Laudakia papenfussi Zhao, 1998, with Insights into its Phylogenetic Relationships. Asian Herpetological Research 7 (2): 122-130, DOI:10.16373/j.cnki.ahr.150047 - get paper here
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