Laudakia wui ZHAO, 1998
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Laudakia wui?
|Higher Taxa||Agamidae (Agaminae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||Wui’s Rock Agama|
|Synonym||Laudakia wui ZHAO 1998|
Laudakia wui — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Laudakia wui — BAIG et al. 2012: 252
|Distribution||China (Xizang = Tibet)|
Type locality: Yi'ong, Bomi Co., Xizang Autonomous Region: 2350 m elevation. Only known from the type locality.
|Types||Holotype: CIB 7315012, Male: Coll. Y. M. Jiang; 6. 11, 1973.|
|Diagnosis||Diagnosis. Closely related in morphology to Laudakia sacra but the latter taxon has the lateral scales uniform in size and not intermixed with large scales [BAIG et al. 2012].|
|Comment||Abundance: only known from its original description (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||Named after Gangfu Wu (b. 1935), Chinese herpetologist who, like Er-mi Zhao, worked at the Department of Zoology, Chengdu Institute of Biology.|