You are here » home advanced search Varanus macraei

Varanus macraei BÖHME & JACOBS, 2001

Find more photos by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaVaranidae, Platynota, Sauria (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymVaranus macraei BÖHME & JACOBS 2001
Varanus (Euprepiosaurus) macraei — ZIEGLER et al. 2007
Varanus macraei — LIVIGNI 2013: 279 
DistributionIndonesia (Batanta Island)

Type locality: Insel Batanta, West Irian, Indonesien.  
TypesHolotype: ZFMK 74558 
CommentHas been imported into some countries as members of V. doreanus. 
EtymologyNamed after Duncan MacRae, founder of the reptile park “Rimba” on Bali. 
References
  • Böhme, W. & Jacobs, H.J. 2001. Varanus macraei sp. n., eine neue Waranart der V. prasinus-Gruppe aus West Irian, Indonesien. Herpetofauna 23 (133): 5-10 - get paper here
  • Dedlmar, A. 2007. Keeping and breeding the Blue Tree Monitor Varanus macraei. Reptilia (GB) (50): 25-27 - get paper here
  • Dedlmar, A. 2007. Haltung, Pflege und Nachzucht von Varanus macraei. Reptilia (Münster) 12 (63): 39-41 - get paper here
  • Dedlmar, A. 2008. Eine kleine Sensation. Reptilia (Münster) 13 (69): 8 - get paper here
  • FRÝDLOVÁ, PETRA and DANIEL FRYNTA 2010. A test of Rensch’s rule in varanid lizards. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 100: 293–306 - get paper here
  • Hörenberg, Thomas & André Koch 2013. Die Zwergwarane der Untergattung Odatria Gray, 1838. Draco 13 (53): 6-19 - get paper here
  • Jacobs, H.J. 2002. Erstnachzucht von Varanus macraei. Herpetofauna 24 (141): 29-33 - get paper here
  • Jacobs, H.J. 2003. A further new emerald tree monitor lizard of the Varanus prasinus species group from Waigeo, West Irian (Squamata: Sauria: Varanidae). Salamandra 39 (2): 65-74 - get paper here
  • Koch, André; Thomas Ziegler, Wolfgang Böhme, and Mark Auliya 2013. Pressing Problems: Distribution, Threats, and Conservation Status of the Monitor Lizards (Varanidae: Varanus spp.) of Southeast Asia and the Indo-Australian Archipelago. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 8 (Monograph 3):1 − 62.
  • Koch, Z.; Philipp, K. & Ziegler, T. 2010. The Monitor Man: A Story of Stunning Discoveries and Charismatic Creatures. Biawak 4 (4): 132-152 - get paper here
  • LiVigni, F. (ed.) 2013. A Life for Reptiles and Amphibians, Volume 1. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 495 pp. - get paper here
  • Mendyk, R.W. 2007. Dizygotic twinning in the Blue tree Monitor, Varanus macraei. Biawak 1 (1): 26-28 - get paper here
  • Moldovan, Daniel. 2009. Haltung und Zucht von Varanus (Euprepiosaurus) macraei Böhme & Jacobs, 2002. Sauria 30 (4): 5-10 [2008] - get paper here
  • Pianka, E. R. and D. R. King, eds. 2004. Varanoid Lizards of the World. Indiana University Press, 599 pp - get paper here
  • Sprackland, Robert George. 2010. True blue: Care for the rare and challenging blue-spotted monitor. Reptiles Magazine 18 (7):32-41 - get paper here
  • Werning, H. & N. Lutzmann 2014. Illegalen Wildtierhandel kann man nicht mehr verbieten. Reptilia (Münster) 19 (106): 14-22
  • Ziegler, T. 2012. Erforschung und Erhalt der Artenvielfalt: Neue Wege des Kölner Zoos in Südostasien. Zeitschrift des Kölner Zoos 55 (3): 111-
  • Ziegler, T., Schmitz, A., Koch, A. & W. Böhme 2007. A review of the subgenus Euprepiosaurus of Varanus (Squamata: Varanidae): morphological and molecular phylogeny, distribution and zoogeography, with an identification key for the members of the V. indicus and the V. prasinus species groups. Zootaxa 1472: 1-28 - get paper here
  • Ziegler, T.; Strauch, M.; Pes, T.; Konas, J.; Jirasek, T.; Rütz, N.; Oberreuter, J. & Holst, S. 2009. First captive Breeding of the Blue Tree Monitor Varanus macraei Böhme and Jacobs, 2001 at the Plzen and Cologne Zoos. Biawak 3 (4): 122-133 - get paper here
 
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:


Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator