A New Species of the Genus Pseudocalotes (Squamata: Agamidae) from Vietnam

Jakob Hallermann, Truong Quang Nguyen, Nikolai L. Orlov, Natalia B. Ananjeva


Members of the genus Pseudocalotes of the Indochinese region were reviewed and a new species from Kon Tum province, Central Vietnam is described. The new species is similar in appearance to P. brevipes and P. floweri but it is distinguished from these species by the combination of the following characters: body scale shape, subdigital scale form, and coloration. Distribution patterns of the species P. brevipes, microlepis, floweri, and poilani, including all available new material of these species are discussed. An identification key to the species of the genus is provided.


Pseudocalotes ziegleri sp. nov.; Pseudocalotes poilani; taxonomy; first female record; distribution

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2010-17-1-31-40


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