The Agamid Lizard Ptyctolaemus phuwuanensis Manthey and Nabhitabhata, 1991 from Thailand and Laos Represents a New Genus

Natalia B. Ananjeva, Bryan L. Stuart


New material of Ptyctolaemus phuwuanensis is described. This rock-dwelling agamid from Thailand and Laos differs from all other draconines including Ptyctolaemus gularis (the type species of the genus) by having femoral pores, and from all other agamids by having the combination of femoral pores and haired skin sense organs. The taxon is described here as a new genus.


Agamidae; Draconinae; Ptyctolaemus; Thailand; Laos; femoral pores; new genus

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