Species of Thailand

Armored tree dragon

Acanthosaura armata, John Edward Gray, 1827

(In Thai: กิ้งก่าเขาหนามยาว)

Acanthosaura armata is a species of agamid lizards: commonly known as the armored pricklenape or peninsular horned tree lizard. A. armata can be found in China (Hainan), Myanmar, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysian peninsula and Indonesia (Sumatra) .

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Lacertilia
Family
Agamidae
Genus
Acanthosaura
Species
Acanthosaura armata

Common names

  • German: Grosser Nackenstachler
  • English:
    • Armored tree dragon
    • Armored pricklenape
    • Peninsular horned tree lizard
  • Thai: กิ้งก่าเขาหนามยาว

Synonyms

  • Acanthosaura armata, Larry Lee Grismer (2011)
  • Acanthosaura armata, Ulrich Manthey & Norbert Schuster (1999)
  • Acanthosaura armata, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Acanthosaura armata, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Acanthosaura armata, Heinz Wermuth (1967)
  • Goniocephalus armatus, John Roscoe Hendrickson (1966)
  • Acanthosaura armata, Edward Harrison Taylor (1963)
  • Goniocephalus armatus armatus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Acanthosaura armata, Nelly de Rooij (1915)
  • Acanthosaura armata, George Albert Boulenger (1885)

Photos

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Acanthosaura armata
Armored pricklenape

Range Map

Distribution map of Armored tree dragon, Acanthosaura armata in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Nam Khang National Park
  • Thale Ban National Park
Range map of Acanthosaura armata in Thailand