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Gunther's bloodsucker

Thai: กิ้งก่าเขียวจันทบูร

Binomial name: Bronchocela smaragdina, Albert Charles Lewis Günther, 1864

Bronchocela smaragdina, also commonly known as Günther's bloodsucker, is a Southeast Asian species of agamid lizard.

Geographic range

  • Cambodia
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English: Gunther's bloodsucker
  • Thai: กิ้งก่าเขียวจันทบูร

Synonyms

  • Bronchocela smaragdina, Vladimir V. Bobrov & Dmitry V. Semenov (2008)
  • Bronchocela smaragdina, Mirko Barts & Thomas Wilms (2003)
  • Calotes smaragdinus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Calotes smaragdinus, George Albert Boulenger (1885)
  • Calotes smaragdinus, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
  • Bronchocela smaragdina, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)

Conservation status

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

Vulnerable (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Gunther's bloodsucker, Bronchocela smaragdina in Thailand
  • Khao Khitchakut District, Chanthaburi
  • Khao Khitchakut National Park
  • Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Trat Agroforestry Research Station

Range map of Bronchocela smaragdina in Thailand

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