Diploderma chapaense (BOURRET, 1937)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Diploderma chapaense?
|Higher Taxa||Agamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: Japalure|
|Synonym||Japalura swinhonis chapaensis BOURRET 1937: 62|
Japalura swinhonis chapaensis — WERMUTH 1967: 68
Japalura chapaensis — OTA 1989
Japalura chapaensis — BARTS & WILMS 2003
Japalura chapaensis — WANG et al. 2017
Diploderma chapaense — WANG et al. 2018
|Distribution||N Vietnam (Chapa), China (SE and SC Yunnan)|
Type locality: Chapa, Vietnam, 22° 20'N, 103° 55' E
|Types||Holotype: MNHN-RA 1948.0045, female|
|Diagnosis||Japalura chapaensis can be diagnosed from its congeners on the basis of the following set of characters: (1) body size moderate SVL 58.10–68.50 mm; (2) tail relatively long TAL/SVL 249.63% (male), 204.70%–228.61% (females); (3) limb length moderate, FLL/SVL 48.14%–54.73%, HLL/SVL 74.66%–81.41%; (4) short, w-shaped ridge present on occipital head anterior to nuchal crest; (5) tympanum concealed; (6) supraciliaries overlapping less than one-third of posterior one; (7) NSL absent (8) lateral gular fold and gular pouch present, well developed; (9) transverse gular fold absent; (10) nuchal crest scales large, crest height/HL 10.48%–14.04%; (11) MD 35–41; (12) T4S 28–30; (13) ventral scales heterogeneous in size with enlarged scales scattered ventrolaterally; (14) ground body coloration camouflaged with yellow-green, clay, and dusky brown coloration in life; (15) dorsolateral stripes present in males, jagged, sometimes discontinuous, posterolaterally away from the dorsal midline; (16) gular spot present, distinct in males, somewhat faded in females, dark spectrum yellow in both sexes; and (17) oral cavity and tongue dark spectrum yellow in life. (Wang et al. 2017)|
As link to this species use URL address:
without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.