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Lizards and crocodiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Barred flying dragon

In Thai: กิ้งก่าบินปีกลาย

Binomial name: Draco taeniopterus, Albert Charles Lewis Günther, 1861

Also known as Thai flying dragon, barred flying dragon (Draco taeniopterus) is an agamid "flying" lizard capable of gliding from tree to tree. It is found in Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, South Vietnam and Northwest Malaysia.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • German: Gebänderter Flugdrache
  • English:
    • Barred flying dragon
    • Thai flying dragon
    • Barred gliding lizard
  • Thai: กิ้งก่าบินปีกลาย

Synonyms

  • Draco taeniopterus, Larry Lee Grismer (2011)
  • Draco taenuiopterus, Jakob Hallermann (2005)
  • Draco taeniopterus, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Draco taeniopterus, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Draco taeniopterus, Kees Musters (1983)
  • Draco taeniopterus, Heinz Wermuth (1967)
  • Draco taeniopterus, Edward Harrison Taylor (1963)
  • Draco taeniopterus, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Draco taeniopterus, Nelly de Rooij (1915)
  • Draco taeniopterus, George Albert Boulenger (1885)
  • Draco taeniopterus, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1861)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

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Draco taeniopterus
Draco taeniopterus
Draco taeniopterus
Draco taeniopterus
Draco taeniopterus
Draco taeniopterus
Draco taeniopterus - Barred flying dragon

Range Map

Distribution map of Barred flying dragon, Draco taeniopterus in Thailand
Range map of Draco taeniopterus in Thailand