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Blanford's Gliding Lizard
   
   

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Family : Agamidae
Species : Draco blanfordii
Size (snout to vent) : 13 cm
Size (total length) : 38 cm

Blanford's Gliding Lizard is one of the largest of its type - the male reaches 13 cm (snout-to-vent) and the female 11 cm.

Males are identified by olive-grey mottling on the back and patagium, and females by transverse banding. The gular flag of the male is long and light grey, and under the lappets (at the side of the head) is a red and black patch. The gular flag of the female is similar in colouration, but is much shorter.

This species inhabits lowland rainforest up to around 1200 metres elevation. It ranges from southwestern China through Vietnam and Thailand to Peninsular Malaysia. It is absent in Singapore.


Fig 1 : Male specimen from Fraser's Hill, Peninsular Malaysia at an elevation of around 800 metres.

Fig 2 : Male from Gunung Mat Cincang, Langkawi, Peninsular Malaysia, at an elevation of around 150 metres.

Figs 3 to 5 : Three images of a specimen from Burau Bay, Langkawi, Peninsular Malaysia at an elevation of just 50 metres.


References : H1, H3