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Ptyctolaemus gularis (PETERS, 1864)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Draconinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Green Fan-throated lizard
G: Kehlfaltenagame
Chinese: 喉褶蜥 
SynonymOtocryptis (Ptyctolaemus) gularis PETERS 1864: 386
Ptyctolaemus gularis — BOULENGER 1885: 273
Ptyctolaemus gularis — ANNANDALE 1905
Ptyctolaemus gularis — HORA 1926
Ptyctolaemus gularis — SMITH 1935: 149
Ptyctolaemus gularis — DAS 1996: 45
Ptyctolaemus gularis — MAHONY et al. 2009 
DistributionNE India (Assam; Khasi hills; Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram), Bangladesh,
China (Xizang = Tibet), Myanmar (Kachin, Chin)

Type locality: “Calcutta”; in error fide ZHAO & ADLER 1993.  
TypesHolotype: ZMB 5004; additional material: ZMB 31134-31135, from Margherita, in Patkai Mountains, Upper Assam (fide ANANJEVA & STUART 2001). 
DiagnosisDiagnosis (genus): see P. collicristatus. 
CommentType species: Otocryptis (Ptyctolaemus) gularis PETERS 1864 is the type species of the genus Ptyctolaemus PETERS 1864.

Distribution: possibly in Bhutan (Lenz 2012). 
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  • ANANJEVA, N. B. & STUART. B.L. 2001. The agamid lizard Ptyctolaemus phuwuanensis MANTHEY AND NABHITABHATA, 1991 from Thailand and Laos represents a new genus. Russ. J. Herpetol. 8 (3): 165-170 - get paper here
  • Annandale, Nelson 1905. Contributions to Oriental Herpetology. Suppl. II. Notes on the Oriental lizards in the Indian Museum, with a list of the species recorded from British India and Ceylon. J. Proc. Asiat. Soc. Bengal (2) 1: 81-93 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1885. Catalogue of the lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) I. Geckonidae, Eublepharidae, Uroplatidae, Pygopodidae, Agamidae. London: 450 pp. - get paper here
  • Boulenger, George A. 1890. The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma. Reptilia and Batrachia. Taylor & Francis, London, xviii, 541 pp. - get paper here
  • Das, Abhijit 2016. Addition to the Herpetofauna of Royal Manas National Park, Bhutan, with six new country records. Herpetology Notes 9: 261-278 - get paper here
  • Das, Indraneil & Abhijit Das 2017. A Naturalist’s Guide to the Reptiles of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd., Oxford, 176 pp.
  • Hakim, J., Trageser, S. J., Ghose, A., Rashid, S. M. A., & Rahman, S. C. 2020. Amphibians and reptiles from Lawachara National Park in Bangladesh. Check List, 16: 1239 - get paper here
  • Hora, S.L. 1926. Notes on the Lizard in the Indian Museum. II. On the unnamed Collection of Lizards of the Genus Agamidae. Records of the Indian Museum 28 (4): 215-220
  • Huang, Y.-Z. 1980. A new generic record of chinese lizard from Xizang (Tibet) - Ptyctolaemus gularis Peters. Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 5: 336
  • Islam, Mazedul & Prasanta Kumar Saikia 2013. Inventory and Natural History of Lizards in Jeypore Rerserve Forest, Assam. Reptile Rap (15): 16-26 - get paper here
  • Lalremsanga, H.T., L. Khawlhring & Lalrotluanga 2010. Three additional lizard (Squamata: Sauria) records for Mizoram, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2(2): 718-720 - get paper here
  • Lenz, Norbert 2012. Von Schmetterlingen und Donnerdrachen - Natur und Kultur in Bhutan. Karlsruher Naturhefte 4, Naturkundemuseum Karlsruhe, 124 pp.
  • Mahony, Stephen; Md. Kamrul Hasan, Md. Mofizul Kabir, Mushfiq Ahmed and Md. Kamal Hossain. 2009. A catalogue of amphibians and reptiles in the collection of Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Hamadryad 34 (1): 80 – 94 - get paper here
  • Manthey U 2010. Agamid Lizards of Southern Asia. Draconinae 2 -Leiolepidinae. Edition Chimaira, Terralog 7b, Frankfurt, 168 pp.
  • Peters,W. 1864. Über einige neue Säugethiere (Mormops, Macrotus, Vesperus, Molossus, Capromys), Amphibien (Plathydactylus, Otocryptis, Euprepes, Ungalia, Dromicus, Tropidonotus, Xenodon, Hylodes), und Fische (Sillago, Sebastes, Channa, Myctophum, Carassius, Barbus, Mber. k. preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin [1864]: 381-399 - get paper here
  • Purkayastha J. 2013. An Amateur’s Guide to Reptiles of Assam. EBH Publishers (India) - get paper here
  • Purkayastha, J. 2018. Urban biodiversity: an insight into the terrestrial vertebrate diversity of Guwahati, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 10(10): 12299–12316; - get paper here
  • Schulte II, J. A., J. V. Vindum, H. Win, T. Thin, K. S. Lwin & A.K. Shein 2004. Phylogenetic relationships of the genus Ptyctolaemus (Squamata: Agamidae), with a description of a new species from Chin Hills of Western Myanmar. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci., 55(12): 222-247 - 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.
  • Smith, M.A. 1940. The Amphibians and Reptiles obtained by Mr. Ronald Kaulback in Upper Burma. Records of the Indian Museum 42: 465-486
  • Venugopal, P.D. 2010. An updated and annotated list of Indian lizards (Reptilia: Sauria) based on a review of distribution records and checklists of Indian reptiles. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2 (3): 725-738. - get paper here
  • Wall,F. 1908. Remarks on the Agamoid Lizard (Ptyctolaemus gularis). J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 18: 505 - get paper here
  • Wang, Kai; Jinlong Ren, Hongman Chen, Zhitong Lyu, Xianguang Guo Ke Jiang, Jinmin Chen, Jiatang Li, Peng Guo, Yingyong Wang, Jing Che 2020. The updated checklists of amphibians and reptiles of China. Biodiversity Science 28 (2): 189-218 - get paper here
  • Zhao,E. & Adler,K. 1993. Herpetology of China. SSAR, Oxford/Ohio, 1-522
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