Species of Thailand

Black-bearded flying dragon

Draco melanopogon, George Albert Boulenger, 1887

(In Thai: กิ้งก่าบินคอดำ)

Draco melanopogon, commonly known as the black-bearded gliding lizard, is a species of agamid "flying lizard" endemic to Southeast Asia.

Distribution

South Thailand (south of Isthmus of Kra), West Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • German: Schwarzbart-Flugdrache
  • English:
    • Black-barbed flying dragon
    • Black-bearded gliding lizard
  • Thai: กิ้งก่าบินคอดำ

Subspecies

  • Draco melanopogon melanopogon, George Albert Boulenger, 1887

  • Draco melanopogon nigriappendiculatus, Edward Bartlett, 1894

    Range: Sumatra, Borneo. Type locality: Kuching, Sarawak.

Synonyms

  • Draco melanopogon, Larry Lee Grismer (2011)
  • Draco melanopogon nigriappendiculatus, Rudolf Malkmus et al. (2002)
  • Draco melanopogon, Ulrich Manthey & Norbert Schuster (1999)
  • Draco melanopogon, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Draco melanopogon, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Draco melanopogon, Kees Musters (1983)
  • Draco melanopogon, Alice Georgie Cruickshank Grandison (1972)
  • Draco melanopogon, John Roscoe Hendrickson (1966)
  • Draco melanopogon, Edward Harrison Taylor (1963)
  • Draco melanopogon, Nelly de Rooij (1915)

Photos

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Black-bearded gliding lizard
Draco melanopogon
Draco melanopogon (male)

Range Map

Distribution map of Black-bearded flying dragon, Draco melanopogon in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Ko Lanta District, Krabi
  • San Kala Khiri National Park
  • Yong Waterfall National Park
Range map of Draco melanopogon in Thailand