Calotes emma alticristatus (reptilia, squamata: agamidae) in Kelantan, peninsular Malaysia

Hashim, Rosli and Liat, L.B. and Sen, Y.H. and Sofian-Azirun, Mohd and Diah, S.Z.M. and Belabut, D. (2009) Calotes emma alticristatus (reptilia, squamata: agamidae) in Kelantan, peninsular Malaysia. Journal of Science and Technology in the Tropics, 5 (1). pp. 35-37. ISSN 18235034,

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In Peninsular Malaysia the agamid lizard Calotes emma Gray 1845 is known to be represented by the subspecies Calotes emma emma Gray 1845. Recently several specimens were encountered in Jeram Linang, Machang, Kelantan Darul Nairn. These belong to a different subspecies, Calotes emma alticristatus Schmidt 1925. This subspecies occurs in Thailand and South China. It constitutes a new record for the lizard fauna of Peninsular Malaysia.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Uncontrolled Keywords: Agamidae, Calotes emma alticristatus, Forest crested lizard, New record, Peninisular Malaysia
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Institute of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: Miss Malisa Diana
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2013 01:56
Last Modified: 31 May 2019 05:34

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