The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Harpesaurus modiglianii Vinciguerra, 1933

Modigliani’s nose-horned lizard

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1891

Rediscovered: 2020

 

Distribution

North Sumatra, Indonesia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Vinciguerra, D. (1933). Descrizione di una nuova specie di Harpesaurus di Sumatra. Annali del Museo civico di storia naturale di Genova, 56: 355-357.

 

Other references:

Putra, Chairunas A. et al. (2020). Rediscovery of Modigliani’s nose-horned lizard, Harpesaurus modiglianii Vinciguerra, 1933 (Reptilia: Agamidae) after 129 years without any observation. Taprobanica 9(1): 3-11.

 

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