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Species of Thailand

Phuket horned tree agamid

Thai: Kingkakhaownaam phuket

Binomial name: Acanthosaura phuketensis, Olivier S. G. Pauwels, Montri Sumontha, Kirati Kunya, Awat Nitikul, Phamon Samphanthamit, Perry L. Wood Jr & Larry Lee Grismer, 2015

Site notes

This newly described species is found in Southwestern Thailand, from Phuket Island and Phuket mountain range on mainland Thailand.

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Subphylum
Vertebrata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Lacertilia
Family
Agamidae
Genus
Acanthosaura
Species
Acanthosaura phuketensis

Common names

  • German: Phuket-Nackenstachler
  • English: Phuket horned tree agamid
  • French: Acanthosaure de Phuket
  • Dutch: Phuketstekelnekagame
  • Thai: Kingkakhaownaam phuket

Synonyms

  • Acanthosaura cf. crucigera, Montri Sumontha et al. (2015)
  • Acanthosaura phuketensis, Olivier S. G. Pauwels, Montri Sumontha, Kirati Kunya, Awat Nitikul, Phamon Samphanthamit, Perry L. Wood Jr & Larry Lee Grismer (2015)
  • Acanthosaura cf. crucigera, Montri Sumontha et al. (2012)
  • Acanthosaura crucigera, Ulrich Manthey (2008)
  • Acanthosaura crucigera, Olivier S. G. Pauwels et al. (2002)
  • Acanthosaura crucigera, Wolfgang Grossmann & Frank Tillack (2000)
  • Acanthosaura crucigera, Olivier S. G. Pauwels et al. (2000)
  • Acanthosaura cf. crucigera, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999)
  • Acanthosaura armata, Oskar Boettger (1887)
Acanthosaura phuketensis

Acanthosaura phuketensis

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Acanthosaura phuketensis

Acanthosaura phuketensis

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Acanthosaura phuketensis (juvenile)

Acanthosaura phuketensis (juvenile)

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Acanthosaura phuketensis

Acanthosaura phuketensis

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Distribution map of Phuket horned tree agamid, Acanthosaura phuketensis in Thailand

Range map of Acanthosaura phuketensis 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 and Parinya Pawangkhanant for their help with many range data.

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