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Draco haematopogon GRAY, 1831

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Red-bearded Flying Dragon, Yellow-bearded Gliding Lizard
G: Rotbart-Flugdrache 
SynonymDraco haematopogon GRAY 1831: 59
Draco haematopogon — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1837: 458
Draco (Pleuropterus) haematopogon — FITZINGER 1843: 51
Draco haematopogon — BOULENGER 1885: 267
Draco microlepis BOULENGER 1893
Draco microlepis— DE ROOIJ 1915: 86
Draco haematopogon — DE ROOIJ 1915: 84
Draco haematopogon — TAYLOR 1963: 850
Draco haematopogon — MUSTERS 1983: 30
Draco haematopogon — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 176
Draco haematopogon — MCGUIRE & KIEW 2001
Draco haematopogon microlepis — MALKMUS et al. 2002: 231
Draco haematopogon — GRISMER & QUAH 2019 
DistributionIndonesia (Java, Sumatra, Borneo), Thailand (Koh Phangan, Surat Thani), W Malaysia (incl. Pulau Tioman).

Type locality: not given by GRAY. Designated by HENNIG 1936: “Malayische Halbinsel” and MERTENS 1957: “West-Java”.  
TypesLectotype: RMNH 2958A (fide Musters 1983: 30) 
DiagnosisDiagnosis. A moderately sized species, maximum snout-vent length 94 mm; nostril directed upward; a row of keeled scales on the snout; usually two median teeth in upper jaw; supralabials9-13, feebly keeled; no thornlikescale on the supraciliaryedge; tympanum usually covered with smooth skin; gular pouch at tip with slightly enlarged scales; lateral pouches with slightly enlarged scales; dorsals 148-184, smooth, subequal; usually five ribs in patagium; hindlimbs about as long as the distance between the legs; no caudal crest; in males a large, coal black spot, in females a grey-brown spot at the base of the gular pouch (Musters 1983: 31).

More detailed description in Musters 1983: 31. 
CommentThe type material of this species was collected on West Java according to MERTENS 1957. 
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  • Gray, J. E. 1831. A synopsis of the species of Class Reptilia. In: Griffith, E & E. Pidgeon: The animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organisation by the Baron Cuvier with additional descriptions of all the species hither named, and of many before noticed [V Whittaker, Treacher and Co., London: 481 + 110 pp. [1830]
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