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Cardamom tree dragon

Thai: กิ้งก่าเขาหนามยาวจันทบูรณ์

Binomial name: Acanthosaura cardamomensis, Larry Lee Grismer, Perry L. Wood Jr, Thy Neang, Thou Chav & Jeremy Holden, 2010

Acanthosaura cardamomensis is a newly described species of Agamid lizards found in eastern Thailand and western Cambodia.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • Thai: กิ้งก่าเขาหนามยาวจันทบูรณ์

Synonyms

  • Acanthosaura cardamomensis, Larry Lee Grismer, Perry L. Wood Jr, Neang, Chav & Holden (2010)
  • Acanthosaura sp., Larry Lee Grismer et al. (2008)
  • Acanthosaura cf. crucigera, Larry Lee Grismer et al. (2007)
  • Acanthosaura crucigera, Bryan L. Stuart & David A. Emmett (2006)
  • Acanthosaura crucigera, Jennifer C. Daltry & Carl Traeholt (2003)
  • Acanthosaura crucigera, Jennifer C. Daltry & Chenag (2000)
  • Gonocephalus armatus crucigerus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Acanthosaura armata, George Albert Boulenger (1885)
Acanthosaura cardamomensis

Acanthosaura cardamomensis

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Acanthosaura cardamomensis

Acanthosaura cardamomensis

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Acanthosaura cardamomensis

Acanthosaura cardamomensis

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Acanthosaura cardamomensis

Acanthosaura cardamomensis

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Acanthosaura cardamomensis

Acanthosaura cardamomensis

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Acanthosaura cardamomensis

Acanthosaura cardamomensis

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Acanthosaura cardamomensis

Acanthosaura cardamomensis

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Distribution map of Cardamom tree dragon, Acanthosaura cardamomensis in Thailand

Range map of Acanthosaura cardamomensis in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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