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Draco quadrasi BOETTGER, 1893

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Quadras' Flying Lizard 
SynonymDraco quadrasi BOETTGER 1893: 41
Draco spilopterus spilopterus — HENNIG 1936: 185 (part.)
Draco spilopterus — MUSTERS 1983: 72 (part.)
Draco volans — INGER 1983: 2 (part.)
Draco quadrasi — MCGUIRE & ALCALA 2000: 118
Draco quadrasi — MCGUIRE & KIEW 2001 
DistributionPhilippines (Mindoro, Romblon, Semirara, Sibuyan, Mindanao: Agusan del Sur)

Type locality: Sibuyan Island, Philippines.  
TypesLectotype: SMF 9701, apparently designated by Mertens 1967. 
CommentSynonymy and distribution after MCGUIRE & ALCALA 2000. Mertens 1967: 62 considered Draco quadrasi as a synonym of D. spilopterus spilopterus. 
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  • Boettger, Oskar 1893. Katalog der Reptilien-Sammlung im Museum der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Frankfurt am Main. I. Teil (Rhynchocephalen, Schildkröten, Krokodile, Eidechsen, Chamäleons). [type catalogue] Gebrüder Knauer, Frankfurt a. M., x + 140 pp. - get paper here
  • Hennig, W. 1936. Revision der Gattung Draco (Agamidae). Temminckia, Leiden 1: 153-220
  • Inger,R.F. 1983. Morphological and ecological variation in the flying lizards (genus Draco). Fieldiana: Zoology, New Ser. 18: vi, 1-35 - get paper here
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  • 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
  • Musters, C. J. M. 1983. Taxonomy of the genus Draco L. (Agamidae, Lacertilia, Reptilia). Zoologische Verhandelingen (199): 1-120 - get paper here
  • Ngilangil, Meconcepcion M. 2016. Abundance, Distribution and Microhabitat of Reptilian Species in Terminalia Forest and Sago Palm of Agusan Marsh, Bunawan, Agusan del Sur, Mindanao, Philippines. SPU Research Journal on Global Education 1 (1) - get paper here
  • Siler, C.D.; J.C. Swab; C.H. Oliveros; A.C. Diesmos; L. Averia; A.C. Alcala; R.M. Brown 2012. Amphibians and Reptiles, Romblon Island Group, central Philippines: Comprehensive herpetofaunal inventory. Check List 8(3):443-462 - get paper here
  • 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
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