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Phrynocephalus euptilopus ALCOCK & FINN, 1897

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Agaminae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Alcock's toad-headed agama 
SynonymPhrynocephalus euptilopus ALCOCK & FINN 1897: 556
Phrynocephalus euptylopus — TZAREVSKY 1929: 415
Phrynocephalus euptilopus — SMITH 1935: 234
Phrynocephalus euptilopus — WERMUTH 1967: 78
Phrynocephalus euptilopus — KHAN 1999
Phrynocephalus euptilopus — BARABANOV & ANANJEVA 2007
Phrynocephalus (Phrynocephalus) euptilopus — SINDACO & JEREMČENKO 2008 
DistributionSW Pakistan (W Baluchistan), SW Afghanistan

Type locality: Darband (elevation 3000 feet), N Baluchistan.  
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.8.28.39 (was; ZSI 14070, 14072; MCZ R-7227 (was ZSI 14074) 
CommentDistribution: Not in Afghanistan or India fide KHAN 1999. DAS (1997) mentions it but presently doubtful for India.

Types: Known only from 6 type specimens from Darband, Western Baluchistan. 
  • Alcock, A. W. & FINN,F. 1897. An account of the Reptilia collected by Dr. F.P. Maynard, Captain A.H. McMahon, C.I.E., and the members of the Afghan-Baluch Boundary Comission of 1896. J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal 65: 550-566 [1896] - get paper here
  • BARABANOV, A.V. & N.B. ANANJEVA 2007. Catalogue of the available scientific species-group names for lizards of the genus Phrynocephalus Kaup, 1825 (Reptilia, Sauria, Agamidae). Zootaxa 1399: 1-56 - get paper here
  • KAMALI, KAMRAN & STEVEN C. ANDERSON 2015. A New Iranian Phrynocephalus (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae) from the hottest place on earth and a key to the genus Phrynocephalus in southwestern Asia and Arabia. Zootaxa 3904 (2): 249–260 - get paper here
  • Khan, M. S. 1999. A checklist and key to the phrynocephalid lizards of Pakistan, with ethnological notes (Squamata: Agamidae). Pakistan J. Zool. 31 (1): 17-24 - get paper here
  • Khan, M.S. 2003. CHECKLIST AND KEY TO THE LIZARDS OF PAKISTAN. Pakistan J. Zool. Suppl. Ser. (1): 1-25 - get paper here
  • Murthy, T.S.N. 1990. A field book of the lizards of India. Records Zool. Survey India 115: 1-122 - get paper here
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • Smith, M.A. 1935. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Reptiles and Amphibia, Vol. II. Sauria. Taylor and Francis, London, 440 pp.
  • Solovyeva, E. N.; N. A. Poyarkov, E. A. Dunayev, R. A. Nazarov, V. S. Lebedev, and A. A. Bannikova 2014. Phylogenetic Relationships and Subgeneric Taxonomy of Toad-headed Agamas Phrynocephalus (Reptilia, Squamata, Agamidae) as Determined by Mitochondrial DNA Sequencing. Doklady Biological Sciences 455: 119–124. - get paper here
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