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Phrynocephalus luteoguttatus BOULENGER, 1887

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Agaminae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesYellow-speckled toad-headed agama 
SynonymPhrynocephalus luteoguttatus BOULENGER 1887: 497
Phrynocephalus luteoguttatus — SMITH 1935: 235
Phrynocephalus luteoguttatus — WERMUTH 1967: 83
Phrynocephalus luteoguttatus — KHAN 1980: 132
Phrynocephalus luteoguttatus — KHAN 1999
Phrynocephalus (Phrynocephalus) luteoguttatus — BARABANOV & ANANJEVA 2007
Phrynocephalus luteoguttatus — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008
Phrynocephalus (Microphrynocephalus) luteoguttatus — SOLOVYEVA et al. 2014 
DistributionSW Afghanistan, SW Pakistan (Baluchistan)

Type locality: between Nushki and Helmand (border between Afghanistan and Baluchistan).  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.8.28.44-49 (was BMNH 86.9.21.62-64) and BMNH 1946.8.28.36-38 (was BMNH 86.9.21.69-71); ZISP 7363 (was BMNH cnu). 
Diagnosis 
CommentNot in India according to KHAN 1999. DAS (1997) mentions it but presently doubtful for India. Not in Iran fide ŠMÍD et al. 2014 (lizard checklist Iran). 
Etymology 
References
  • Anderson, Steven C 1999. The lizards of Iran. Contributions to Herpetology Volume 15, Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Saint Louis, Missouri: i-vii, 1-442 [review in Copeia 2000 (4): 1144] - get paper here
  • BARABANOV, A.V. & N.B. ANANJEVA 2007. Catalogue of the available scientific species-group names for lizards of the genus Phrynocephalus Kaup, 1825 (Reptilia, Sauria, Agamidae). Zootaxa 1399: 1-56 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1887. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) III. Lacertidae, Gerrhosauridae, Scincidae, Anelytropsidae, Dibamidae, Chamaeleontidae. London: 575pp. - get paper here
  • KAMALI, KAMRAN & STEVEN C. ANDERSON 2015. A New Iranian Phrynocephalus (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae) from the hottest place on earth and a key to the genus Phrynocephalus in southwestern Asia and Arabia. Zootaxa 3904 (2): 249–260
  • Khan, M. S. 1999. A checklist and key to the phrynocephalid lizards of Pakistan, with ethnological notes (Squamata: Agamidae). Pakistan J. Zool. 31 (1): 17-24 - get paper here
  • Khan, M.S. 1980. Affinities and zoogeography of herptiles of Pakistan. Biologia, 26(1-2): 113-171
  • 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.
  • Solovyeva, E. N.; N. A. Poyarkov, E. A. Dunayev, R. A. Nazarov, V. S. Lebedev, and A. A. Bannikova 2014. Phylogenetic Relationships and Subgeneric Taxonomy of Toad-headed Agamas Phrynocephalus (Reptilia, Squamata, Agamidae) as Determined by Mitochondrial DNA Sequencing. Doklady Biological Sciences 455: 119–124. - get paper here
  • Werner,F. 1895. Über eine Sammlung von Reptilien aus Persien, Mesopotamien und Arabien. Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 45: 13-22 - get paper here
 
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