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Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Beautiful flying dragon

Binomial name: Draco formosus, George Albert Boulenger, 1900

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • German: Rotlappen-Flugdrache
  • English:
    • Beautiful flying dragon
    • Dusky gliding lizard

Synonyms

  • Draco formosus, Larry Lee Grismer (2011)
  • Draco formosus, Larry Lee Grismer et al. (2010)
  • Draco formosus, Chan Kin Onn et al. (2009)
  • Draco formosus, Jimmy Adair McGuire & Bong Heang Kiew (2001)
  • Draco obscurus formosus, Tanya Chan-Ard et al. (1999)
  • Draco obscurus formosus, Kees Musters (1983)
  • Draco formosus formosus, Alice Georgie Cruickshank Grandison (1972)
  • Draco formosus, Heinz Wermuth (1967)
  • Draco formosus, Edward Harrison Taylor (1963)
  • Draco formosus, Emil Hans Willi Hennig (1936)
  • Draco formosus formosus, Emil Hans Willi Hennig (1936)
  • Draco formosus, Nelly de Rooij (1915)
  • Draco formosus, George Albert Boulenger (1900)

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Range map of Draco formosus 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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