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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Fringed Flying Dragon, Crested Gliding Lizard
G: Fransen-Flugdrache 
SynonymDraco fimbriatus KUHL 1820: 101
Draco fimbriatus — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1837: 448
Draco (Rhacodracon) fimbriatus — FITZINGER 1843
Draco fimbriatus — BOULENGER 1885: 266
Draco grandis BARTLETT 1894 (fide HENNIG 1936)
Draco fimbriatus — DE ROOIJ 1915: 79
Draco fimbriatus — TAYLOR 1963: 838
Draco fimbriatus — GRANDISON 1972: 76
Draco fimbriatus fimbriatus — MUSTERS 1983
Draco fimbriatus hennigi MUSTERS 1983 (fide MCGUIRE & KIEW 2001)
Draco fimbriatus — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 169
Draco fimbriatus — CHAN-ARD et al. 1999: 95
Draco fimbriatus — MALKMUS et al. 2002: 235
Draco fimbriatus — GRSIMER et al. 2010
Draco fimbriatus — GRISMER & QUAH 2019 
DistributionMalaysia (Borneo, Pulau Tioman), Indonesia (Sunda Islands, Natuna, Sumatra, Riau Islands), Philippines
S Thailand, Singapore

Type locality: “India orientali”, erroneously restricted to “Malayische Halbinsel” by HENNIG (1936), later corrected to “Java” (MANTHEY 2008: 8-9).

hennigi: Indonesia (Java); Type locality: Indonesia, Java, Soekamandi.  
TypesHolotype: ZMB 713, "Java", (Sammlung Bloch); Syntype: BMNH 1946.8.26.93 ?; Paratype: was ZMB 712, now CAS. 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: Species of moderate to large size (maximum snout-vent length 117 m m ); nostril directed outward or slightly upward; series of enlarged, keeled scales forming a A-shaped figure on the snout; median teeth in the upper jaw usually two; supralabials 8-13, with several indistinct keels; a low thornlike scale on the supraciliary edge; tympanum usually covered with smooth skin; gular pouch without, lateral pouches with enlarged scales; both sexes with a nuchal crest, in males on top of a nuchal fold; dorsals 155-256, smooth, unequal; usual- ly five ribs in patagium; hindlimbs about as long as the distance between the limbs; males with a caudal crest (Musters 1983: 23). 
CommentSynonymy: mostly after Musters 1983. D. abbreviatus is now mostly considered as a valid species (previously a synonym of D. fimbriatus). Inger (1983) considered Draco punctatus as a synonym of Draco cristatellus but McGuire et al. 2018 revalidated D. punctatus based on DNA sequence data obtained from the holotype.

This is one of the few Draco species in which males and females have similar or identical patagial coloration (i.e. the color of the membranes that covers the elongated ribs).

Distribution: may need correction for the removal of D. punctatus. See also map at IUCN. The range of punctatus is largely overlapping with that of fimbriatus. McGuire et al. 2018 do not show the localities of their samples on a map and they had no samples of fimbriatus from Borneo (on which IUCN shows both species across the whole island).

NCBI taxon ID: 2126522 [hennigi] 
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