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Gonocephalus abbotti COCHRAN, 1922

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Abbott’s Anglehead Lizard
G: Abbotts Winkelkopfagame 
SynonymGonocephalus abbotti COCHRAN 1922: 1
Goniocephalus abbotti — TAYLOR 1963
Gonocephalus doriae abbotti — DENZER & MANTHEY 2009
Gonocephalus doriae abbotti — MANTHEY 2010: 31
Gonocephalus abbotti — GRISMER et al. 2010
Gonocephalus abbotti — GRISMER & QUAH 2019 
DistributionW Malaysia (Pahang), S Thailand (Pattani, Trang, Yala)

Type locality: Trang, Lower Siam (= Thailand)  
TypesHolotype: USNM 24028, adult female 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. W.L. Abbott, the collector of the type. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Chan-ard, T., Parr, J.W.K. & Nabhitabhata, J. 2015. A field guide to the reptiles of Thailand. Oxford University Press, NY, 352 pp. [see book reviews by Pauwels & Grismer 2015 and Hikida 2015 for corrections] - get paper here
  • Cochran, D. M. 1922. Description of a new species of agamid lizard from the Malay Peninsula. Proc. US Natl. Mus. 60: 1-3 - get paper here
  • Denzer, W. & Manthey, U. 2009. Remarks on the type specimen of Gonocephalus mjobergi Smith, 1925 (Sauria: Agamidae). Bonner zoologische Beiträge 56 (4): 255–258 - get paper here
  • Goldberg, Stephen R. and L. Lee Grismer. 2014. Gonocephalus abbotti (Abbott's anglehead lizard) reproduction. Herpetological Review 45 (4): 696 - get paper here
  • GRISMER, L. LEE; & EVAN S. H. QUAH 2019. An updated and annotated checklist of the lizards of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, and their adjacent archipelagos. Zootaxa 4545 (2): 230–248 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L. Lee; Chan K. Onn, Jesse L. Grismer, Perry L. Wood, Jr., and A. Norhayati 2010. A CHECKLIST OF THE HERPETOFAUNA OF THE BANJARAN BINTANG, PENINSULAR MALAYSIA. Russ. J. Herpetol. 17 (2): 147-160 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L.L. 2011. Lizards of Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and their adjacent archipelagos. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 728 pp. [review in Herp. Rev. 43: 155] - get paper here
  • HÖLßIG, C. 2012. Zur Haltung und Vermehrung von Gonocephalus doriae abbotti COCHRAN, 1922. Sauria 34 (1): 43-50 - get paper here
  • Manthey U 2010. Agamid Lizards of Southern Asia. Draconinae 2 -Leiolepidinae. Edition Chimaira, Terralog 7b, Frankfurt, 168 pp.
  • Sumarli, Alex X.; L. Lee Grismer, Shahrul Anuar, Mohd Abdul Muin and Evan S.H. Quah 2015. First report on the amphibians and reptiles of a remote mountain, Gunung Tebu in northeastern Peninsular Malaysia. Check List 11 (4): 1679 - get paper here
  • Taylor, E.H. 1963. The lizards of Thailand. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 44: 687-1077. - get paper here
  • Welton, Luke J.;Cameron D. Siler, L. L. Grismer, Arvin C. Diesmos, Jack W. Sites andRafe M. Brown 2016. Archipelago-wide survey of Philippine forest dragons (Agamidae: Gonocephalus): multilocus phylogeny uncovers unprecedented levels of genetic diversity in a biodiversity hotspot. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, DOI: 10.1111/bij.12878 - get paper here
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