Pseudocalotes andamanensis Boulenger, 1891

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Calotes andamanensis Boulenger, 1891

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 7 January 1882 (possible second specimen collected in 1964 too damaged to identify to species level)

Rediscovered in 2010 (Surendran & Vasudevan, 2013)

 

Distribution

Andaman Islands, India

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Boulenger, G. A. (1891). On new or little-known Indian and Malayan reptiles and batrachians. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, London (6) 8: 288-292.

 

Other references:

Harikrishnan, S. & Vasudevan, K. (2013) Rediscovery of Calotes andamanensis Boulenger, 1891, and assessment of its generic allocation (squamata: sauria: Agamidae). Herpetozoa, 26, 3–13.

Ishwar, N. M. and Das, I. (1998). Rediscovery of [i]Calotes andamanensis[/i] Boulenger 1891, and a reassessment of the type locality. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 95: 513-514.

Krishnan, S. 2008. New species of Calotes (Reptilia: Squamata: Agamidae) from the Southern Western Ghats, India. Journal of Herpetology 42(3): 530-535. [corrects the record of (Ishwa & Das, 1998), which actually pertains to [i]C. aurantolabium[/i]]

Surendran, Harikrishnan and Vasudevan, Karthikeyan. (2013). Rediscovery of Calotes andamanensis Boulenger, 1891, and assessment of its generic allocation. Herpetozoa 26(1/2): 3-13.

 

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