Thai National Parks

Lizards and crocodiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Khao Nan long-headed lizard

In Thai: กิ้งก่าเขานัน

Binomial name: Pseudocalotes khaonanensis, Tanya Chan-Ard, Michael Cota, Sunchai Makchai & Suttinee Lhaotaew, 2008

Pseudocalotes kahonanensis is the largest agamid lizard in the genus Pseudocalotes. Endemic to Thailand, it is found only in the Khao Nan mountain range in (Khao Nan National Park), located in the Nakhon Si Thammarat Province of Southern Thailand. Found at high elevation in Cloud/Montane Forests in the stunted tree growth associated with this habitat, in trees rich with epiphyte growth.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Lacertilia
Family
Agamidae
Genus
Pseudocalotes
Species
Pseudocalotes khaonanensis

Common names

  • Thai: กิ้งก่าเขานัน

Synonyms

  • Pseudocalotes khaonanensis, Tanya Chan-Ard, Michael Cota, S. Makchai & S. Laoteow (2008)

Photos

Pseudocalotes khaonanensis (male)
Pseudocalotes khaonanensis
Pseudocalotes khaonanensis
Pseudocalotes khaonanensis

Range Map

Distribution map of Khao Nan long-headed lizard, Pseudocalotes khaonanensis in Thailand
  • Khao Nan National Park
  • Yong Waterfall National Park
Range map of Pseudocalotes khaonanensis in Thailand