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Pseudocalotes khaonanensis CHAN-ARD, COTA, MAKCHAI & LAOTEOW, 2008

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymPseudocalotes khaonanensis CHAN-ARD, COTA, MAKCHAI & LAOTEOW 2008 

Type locality: upper montane scrub of Khao Nan National Park (UTM : 08°45’49’’N, 99°32’19’’E, 1316 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: THNHM 11791: collected by T. Chan-ard, M. Cota, S. Makchai and S. Laoteow on April 17, 2007. 
DiagnosisDiagnosis. A species of Pseudocalotes, the largest of the genus (SVL 104.5 mm), with 72 to 75 scales around the middle of the body. There are two tubercles posterior to and in line with the supraorbital ridge, dorsal and ventral scales are rhombic in shape. Gular is distinct in males. 9 nuchal crest spines connected to the indistinct dorsal crest of weakly keeled scales. Subdigital lamellae of the third toe is bicarinate, anterior and posterior borders of lamellae equally developed as seen in P. dringi.
Etymology This species is named after the Khao Nan mountain range, where the specimens of this new species were discovered. 
  • Chan-ard, T.; Cota, M.; Mekchai, S. & Laoteow, S. 2008. A new species of the genus Pseudocalotes (Squamata: Agamidae) from peninsular Thailand. The Thailand Natural History Museum Journal 3 (1): 25-31
  • Hallermann, Jakob; Nguyen Quang Truong, Nikolai Orlov, and Natalia Ananjeva 2010. A new species of the genus Pseudocalotes (Squamata: Agamidae) from Vietnam. Russ. J. Herpetol. 17 (1): 31-40 - get paper here
  • Manthey U 2010. Agamid Lizards of Southern Asia. Draconinae 2 -Leiolepidinae. Edition Chimaira, Terralog 7b, Frankfurt, 168 pp.
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