Japalura variegata

Japalura variegata
Japalura variegata — distribution map

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Acrodonta 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata, Episquamata
Cladus: Toxicofera
Subordo: Iguania
Infraordo: Acrodonta

Familia: Agamidae
Subfamilia: Draconinae
Genus: Japalura
Species: Japalura variegata

Name

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Japalura variegata Gray, 1853: 388

  • Syntypes: BMNH 1946.8.14.4–5, one ♀ and one halfgrown, collected by Joseph Hooker, date unknown.
  • Type locality: “Sikkim Himalaya”.

Synonyms

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  • Biancia niger Gray, 1853: 387 [synonymised by Boulenger (1885: 308)]
    • Syntypes: BMNH 1853.8.12.5, ♂, and BMNH 1946.8.14.2–3, two ♀, collected by Joseph Hooker, date unknown.
    • Type locality: “Sikkim”.
  • Japalura microlepis Jerdon, 1870: 76 [synonymised by Boulenger (1885: 308)]
    • Syntypes: BMNH 1946.8.14.10, ♀, presented by T.C. Jerdon.
    • Type locality: “Sikkim”.

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Vernacular names

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English: Variegated Himalayan Dragon