Calotes emma (Gray, 1845)

Mulcahy, Daniel G., Lee, Justin L., Miller, Aryeh H., Chand, Mia, Thura, Myint Kyaw & Zug, George R., 2018, Filling the BINs of life: Report of an amphibian and reptile survey of the Tanintharyi (Tenasserim) Region of Myanmar, with DNA barcode data, ZooKeys 757, pp. 85-152: 85

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.757.24453

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:559E4F4F-7C35-4380-89D5-BA42A5D38004

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Calotes emma (Gray, 1845)
status

 

Calotes emma (Gray, 1845)   Barred Forest Lizard Fig. 4F

Description.

Adult females (n = 2) 101.7, 106.1 mm SVL, 279, 284 mm TailL, adult males (n = 2) 84.5, 102.2 mm SVL, 236, 279 mm TailL; 16.4 , 17.4 mm & 12.2, 16.7 mm, respectively HeadL; 46-50% TrunkL/SVL,14-17% HeadL/SVL, 68-79% HeadW/HeadL, 33-46% HeadH/HeadL, 43-44% SnEye/HeadL, 25-29% EyeEar/HeadL. Dorsal spines range from 39 to 52, fourth finger lamellae 22 to 25, and fourth toe lamellae 25 to 31.

Natural history notes.

Although C. emma   was found within the forest, these individuals were in an area of open canopy. It appears to be mainly a forest-edge and woody fencerow denizen.

General Distribution.

Northeast India to southwestern China southward to northern West Malaysia.

Molecular Data.

Our specimens were placed in their own COIBIN. No other COI sequences are currently available for C. emma   , and our sequences differ from other Calotes   species by 10-12%. Based on 16S data, our specimens were placed sister to all other sequences of Calotes   currently in GenBank.

Specimens examined.

USNM 587020-023.

Red List status.

NE.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Reptilia

Order

Squamata

Family

Agamidae

Genus

Calotes