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Draco abbreviatus HARDWICKE & GRAY, 1827

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Singapore Flying Dragon
G: Singapur-Flugdrache 
SynonymDraco abbreviata HARDWICKE & GRAY 1827
Draco abbreviatus — MANTHEY 2008
Draco abbreviatus — GRISMER et al. 2010
Draco abbreviatus — GRISMER 2011: 159 
DistributionSingapore, peninsular Malaysia

Type locality: Singapore  
TypesType: unknown; not in BMNH fide P. Campbell (pers. comm., 25 July 2014). Musters 1983 does not mention any types. 
CommentSynonymy: 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). 
  • Baker, Nick 2016. Five species of gliding lizard Draco spp. at Gunung Pulai, Johor, Peninsular Malaysia. SEAVR 2016: 110-112
  • Goldberg, Stephen R. and L. Lee Grismer. 2015. Notes on reproduction of seven species of Draco: D. abbreviatus, D. blanfordii, D. formosus, D. maculatus, D. maximus, D. sumatranus, D. taeniopterus (Squamata: Agamidae) from South-east Asia. Hamadryad 37 (1-2): 117-121 - get paper here
  • Gray. J. E. 1834. Illustrations of Indian Zoology, chiefly selected from the collection of Major - General Hardwicke. Vol. 2. London (1833-1834): 263 pp., 95 plates - get paper here
  • Grismer, L. Lee; Chan K. Onn, Jesse L. Grismer, Perry L. Wood, Jr., and A. Norhayati 2010. A CHECKLIST OF THE HERPETOFAUNA OF THE BANJARAN BINTANG, PENINSULAR MALAYSIA. Russ. J. Herpetol. 17 (2): 147-160 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L.L. 2011. Amphibians and reptiles of the Seribuat Archipelago. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 239 pp.
  • Grismer, L.L. 2011. Lizards of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and their adjacent archipelagos. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 728 pp. [review in Herp. Rev. 43: 155] - get paper here
  • Hardwicke, Thomas & Gray, J.E. 1827. A synopsis of the species of saurian reptiles, collected in India by Major-General Hardwicke. Zoological Journal, London 3: 213-229 - get paper here
  • Hennig, W. 1936. Revision der Gattung Draco (Agamidae). Temminckia, Leiden 1: 153-220
  • Manthey U 2008. Agamid lizards of Southern Asia, Draconinae 1. Terralog 7, 160 pp.
  • ONN, CHAN KIN; L. LEE. GRISMER, DIONYSIUS S. SHARMA, DAICUS BELABUT, and NORHAYATI AHMA 2009. New herpetofaunal records for Perlis State Park and adjacent areas. Malayan Nature Journal 61 (4): 255 - 262
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