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Draco guentheri BOULENGER, 1885

IUCN Red List - Draco guentheri - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Guenther's Flying Lizard 
SynonymDraco guentheri BOULENGER 1885: 257
Draco rizali WANDOLLECK 1900: 15
Draco rizali — TAYLOR 1922: 115
Draco volans reticulatus — HENNIG 1936 (part.)
Draco volans — INGER 1983: 2 (part.)
Draco reticulatus — GAULKE 1993
Draco guentheri — MCGUIRE & ALCALA 2000: 100
Draco guentheri — MCGUIRE & KIEW 2001 
DistributionPhilippines (Basilan, Bongao, Jolo, Mindanao, Sanga Sanga, Siasi, Siminul)

Type locality: “Philippines”
Type locality: “Dapitan, Mindanao”  
TypesHolotype: BMNH
Holotype: MTD (= MTKD) D 1168; destroyed in the bombing of Dresden during World War II; OBST 1977 [rizali] 
CommentDistribution and synonymy after MCGUIRE & ALCALA 2000. 
EtymologyNamed after Albert Günther (1830-1914), German-born zoologist at the British Museum. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Beukema, W. 2011. Herpetofauna of disturbed forest fragments on the lower Mt. Kitanglad Rnage, Mindanao Isand, Philippines. Salamandra 47 (2): 90-98 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
  • Gaulke M. 1995. Der Sulu-Archipel - Besiedlungsgeschichte, Geologie und Herpetofauna. Natur und Museum 125: 217-226
  • Gaulke, M. 1992. Beobachtungen an Flugdrachen auf dem Sulu-Archipel. Salamandra 28 (3-4): 251-257 - get paper here
  • Hennig, W. 1936. Revision der Gattung Draco (Agamidae). Temminckia, Leiden 1: 153-220
  • McGuire, Jimmy A. & Heang, Kiew Bong 2001. Phylogenetic systematics of Southeast Asian flying lizards (Iguania: Agamidae: Draco) as inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequence data. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 72: 203–229 - get paper here
  • McGuire, Jimmy A. and Angel C. Alcala 2000. A taxonomic revision of the flying lizards (Iguania: Agamidae: Draco) of the Philippine Islands, with a description of a new species. Herpetological Monographs 14: 81-138 - get paper here
  • Obst, F. J. 1977. Die herpetologische Sammlung des Staatlichen Museums für Tierkunde Dresden und ihre Typusexemplare. Zool. Abh. Mus. Tierk. Dresden 34: 171-186.
  • Taylor, E.H. 1922. The lizards of the Philippine Islands. Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Bureau of Science, Government of the Philippine Islands, Manila, Publication no. 17: 269 pp. - get paper here
  • Wandolleck, B. 1900. Zur Kenntnis der Gattung Draco L. Abhandlungen und Berichte des Königlichen Zoologischen und Anthropologischn-Ethnologischen Museums zu Dresden 9: 1-16 - get paper here
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