Species of Thailand

Brown tree dragon

Acanthosaura lepidogaster, Georges-Frédéric Cuvier, 1829

(In Thai: กิ้งก่าเขาหนามเล็ก)

Acanthosaura lepidogaster is a species of agamid lizards, commonly known as the Brown Pricklenape in the genus of Acanthosaura found in Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos and China.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • German: Schwarzkopf-Nackenstachler
  • English:
    • Brown tree dragon
    • Brown pricklenape
    • Scale-bellied tree lizard
  • Thai: กิ้งก่าเขาหนามเล็ก

Synonyms

  • Acanthosaura lepidogaster, Vladimir V. Bobrov & Dmitry V. Semenov (2008)
  • Acanthosaura lepidogaster, Mirko Barts & Thomas Wilms (2003)
  • Acanthosaura lepidogastra, J. Robert Macey et al. (2000)
  • Acanthosaura lepidogaster, Ulrich Manthey & Norbert Schuster (1999)
  • Acanthosaura lepidogaster, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999)
  • Acanthosaura lepidogaster, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Acanthosaura lepidogaster, Uwe Schlüter & Jakob Hallermann (1997)
  • Acanthosaura fruhstorferi, Wolfgang Denzer et al. (1997)
  • Calotes brevipes, Ermi Zhao & Kraig Adler (1993)
  • Acanthosaura lepidogaster, Édouard-Raoul Brygoo (1988)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Acanthosaura lepidogaster
Acanthosaura lepidogaster
Acanthosaura lepidogaster
Acanthosaura lepidogaster
Acanthosaura lepidogaster (juvenile)
Acanthosaura lepidogaster (female, gravid)
Acanthosaura lepidogaster (male)
Brown pricklenape (male, full breeding colors)
Brown pricklenape (male, non breeding colors)
Acanthosaura lepidogaster range

Range Map

Distribution map of Brown tree dragon, Acanthosaura lepidogaster in Thailand
  • Doi Inthanon National Park
  • Doi Phu Kha National Park
  • Doi Saket District, Chiang Mai
  • Doi Suthep - Pui National Park
  • Doi Tung
  • Huai Nam Dang National Park
  • Khao Kho District, Phetchabun
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Khun Nan National Park
  • Mae Wong National Park
  • Nam Nao National Park
  • Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park
  • Phu Kradueng National Park
  • Phu Suan Sai National Park
Range map of Acanthosaura lepidogaster in Thailand