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Species of Thailand

Small-scaled spiny lizard

In Thai: กิ้งก่าเขาสูง

Binomial name: Pseudocalotes microlepis, George Albert Boulenger, 1888

Pseudocalotes microlepis, also known as Burmese false bloodsucker or small-scaled forest agamid, is a species of agamid lizard in the genus Pseudocalotes found in southern China (Hainan, Guizhou), Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • German: Braune Spitzopfagame
  • English:
    • Burmese false bloodsucker
    • Small-scaled forest agamid
  • Thai: กิ้งก่าเขาสูง

Synonyms

  • Pseudocalotes microlepis, Nguyen Van Sang et al. (2009)
  • Pseudocalotes microlepis, Jakob Hallermann & Wolfgang Böhme (2000)
  • Pseudocalotes microlepis, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Pseudocalotes microlepis, Kenneth R. G. Welch, P. S. Cooke & A. S. Wright (1990)
  • Pseudocalotes microlepis, Scott Michael Moody (1980)
  • Calotes microlepis, Malcolm Arthur Smith (1935)
  • Calotes microlepis, George Albert Boulenger (1888)

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Range Map

Range map of Pseudocalotes microlepis in Thailand