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Hydrosaurus weberi BARBOUR, 1911

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Hydrosaurinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Weber's Sailfin Lizard 
SynonymHydrosaurus weberi BARBOUR 1911: 20
Lophura weberi— DE ROOIJ 1915: 130
Hydrosaurus weberi — WERMUTH 1967: 65
Hydrosaurus weberi — BARTS & WILMS 2003 
DistributionIndonesia (Halmahera, Ternate)

Type locality: Weeda, Halmahera.  
TypesHolotype: MCZ 7486 (in catalogue as 7505) 
EtymologyNamed after Professor Max Weber (Amsterdam) who studied East Indian zoogeography. 
  • Barbour, T. 1911. New lizards and a new toad from the Dutch East Indies, with notes on other species. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 24: 15-22. - get paper here
  • Barts, M. & Wilms, T. 2003. Die Agamen der Welt. Draco 4 (14): 4-23 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Colwell, G.J. 1993. Hydrosaurus weberi (Weber's sail-fin dragon). Morphology. Herpetological Review 24 (4): 150 - get paper here
  • de Rooij, N. de 1915. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. I. Lacertilia, Chelonia, Emydosauria. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 384 pp. - get paper here
  • Gábris, J. 2003. Zur Haltung von philippinischen Segelechsen (Hydrosaurus pustulatus). Draco 4 (14): 24-33 - get paper here
  • Hallmen, M. 2012. Terrarienschauanlagen international - Der „Rimba Reptile Park“ auf Bali. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (95): 75-78 - get paper here
  • Siler, C.D., Lira-Noriega, A. & Brown, R.M. 2014. Conservation genetics of Australasian sailfin lizards: Flagship species threatened by coastal development and insufficient protected area coverage. Biological Conservation 169: 100–108 - get paper here
  • Werning, H. 2002. Wasseragamen und Segelechsen. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 127 pp. [review in Sauria 26 (4): 17] - get paper here
  • Werning, H. 2004. Bibliographie der Gattungen Physignathus, Lophognathus und Hydrosaurus. Iguana Rundschreiben 17 (2): 18-31
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