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Higher TaxaVaranidae, Platynota, Anguimorpha, Sauria, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Clouded Monitor
G: Nebelwaran 
SynonymMonitor nebulosus GRAY 1831: 27
Varanus nebulosus — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1836: 483
Varanus nebulosus — BOULENGER 1885: 311
Varanus nebulosus — DE ROOIJ 1915: 145
Varanus bengalensis nebulosus — MERTENS 1942: 332
Varanus bengalensis nebulosus — GRANDISON 1972: 79
Varanus nebulosus — HENDRICKSON 1966: 55
Varanus vietnamensis YANG & LIU 1994
Varanus bengalensis vietnamensis — DE LISLE 1996: 120
Varanus bengalensis nebulosus — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 288
Varanus nebulosus — HIEN et al. 2001
Varanus nebulosus — GRISMER et al. 2002
Varanus bengalensis nebulosus — PAUWELS et al. 2003
Varanus (Empagusia) nebulosus — KOCH et al. 2013
Varanus (Empagusia) nebulosus — BUCKLITSCH et al. 2016: 50 
DistributionS Myanmar (= Burma), Thailand, Cambodia, S Vietnam, Singapore, Malayan peninsula (incl. Pulau Tioman) and Java, Indonesia (Java, Riau Archipelago: Pulau Kundur, Pulau Combol)

Type locality: Java

vietnamensis: NW Vietnam (based on information from a dealer where the specimens were obtained). Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MNHN 8258 (not listed in Brygoo 1987)
Holotype: KIZ 9200 [vietnamensis] 
CommentSynonymy: partly after DE LISLE 2009.

BÖHME & ZIEGLER (1997) suggested (semi-) specific rank for this species and V. bengalensis. 
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