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Draco modiglianii VINCIGUERRA, 1892

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Lined Flying Dragon 
SynonymDraco modiglianii VINCIGUERRA 1892: 523
Draco modiglianii — DE ROOIJ 1915: 78
Draco lineatus modiglianii — MUSTERS 1983: 45
Draco modiglianii — MCGUIRE & KIEW 2001 
DistributionIndonesia (Enggano Island, ca. 80 km off the west coast of Sumatra)

Type locality: Engano “(Chifaiuc, Malaconni e Bua Bua”)  
TypesLectotype: BMNH 1946.8.26.92 (91.11.9), female 
CommentSee also Draco lineatus.

Max. SVL 67 mm.

D. modigliani differs from all members of the D. lineatus group in having a strong statistical mode of six ribs supporting the patagium (as opposed to five), a character state that it shares with the D. volans group (MCGUIRE et al. 2007). 
  • de Rooij, N. de 1915. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. I. Lacertilia, Chelonia, Emydosauria. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 384 pp.
  • 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
  • Musters, C. J. M. 1983. Taxonomy of the genus Draco L. (Agamidae, Lacertilia, Reptilia). Zoologische Verhandelingen (199): 1-120 - get paper here
  • Vinciguerra, D. 1892. Rettili e batraci di Engano. Ann. Mus. civ. stor. nat. Genova, 2. Ser. 7 (32): 517-526. - get paper here
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