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Gonocephalus bornensis (SCHLEGEL, 1851)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Borneo Forest Dragon 
SynonymLophyrus bornensis [sic] SCHLEGEL 1851: 6
Tiaris miotympanum GÜNTHER 1872
Gonyocephalus miotympanum — BOULENGER 1885: 287
Gonyocephalus borneensis — BOULENGER 1885: 288
Gonocephalus borneensis — SMITH 1931: 10, 31
Goniocephalus borneensis — TAYLOR 1963: 877
Goniocephalus borneensis — GRANDISON 1972: 76
Gonyocephalus miotympanum — BOULENGER 1885
Gonyocephalus miotympanum — DE ROOIJ 1915: 106
Gonocephalus miotympanum — MANTHEY 1983
Goniocephalus borneensis — BONG HEANG 1987
Gonocephalus denzeri MANTHEY 1991 (fide MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997)
Gonocephalus borneensis — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 179
Gonocephalus borneensis — MANTHEY & SCHUSTER 1999: 61
Gonocephalus bornensis [sic] — MALKMUS et al. 2002: 241
Gonocephalus bornensis [sic] — DENZER & MANTHEY 2009
Gonocephalus bornensis — MANTHEY 2010 
DistributionIndonesia (Borneo), Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak)
Thailand (reported only once near the border of Surat Thani and Nakhon Si Thammarat [fide TAYLOR 1963])

Type locality: Borneo  
Reproduction 
TypesSyntypes: RMNH 3043 & 3044, two females
Hiolotype: BMNH 1946.8.19.82 [miotympanum]
Holotype: ZFMK 50527 [Gonocephalus denzeri] 
Diagnosis 
CommentIllustration in BARTS & WILMS 2003.

Synonymy: Listed as a synonym of G. bellii by WERMUTH 1967. 
EtymologyNamed after its distribution on Borneo (Indonesia). 
References
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