Draco abbreviatus HARDWICKE & GRAY, 1827
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Draco abbreviatus?
|Higher Taxa||Agamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: Singapore Flying Dragon|
|Synonym||Draco abbreviata HARDWICKE & GRAY 1827|
Draco abbreviatus — MANTHEY 2008
Draco abbreviatus — GRISMER et al. 2010
Draco abbreviatus — GRISMER 2011: 159
|Distribution||Singapore, peninsular Malaysia|
Type locality: Singapore
|Types||Type: unknown; not in BMNH fide P. Campbell (pers. comm., 25 July 2014). Musters 1983 does not mention any types.|
|Comment||Synonymy: this species has been considered as a synonym of D. fimbriatus by Hennig 1936, Musters 1983, and others.|
D. abbreviatus has a coral pink dewlap in both sexes while D. fimbriatus has a white dewlap with yellow tip (in males); D. fimbriatus females are said to have a blue dewlap but no photos of females seem to be available (U. Manthey, pers. comm. 29 Sep 2011).