Takydromus haughtonianus

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Takydromus haughtonianus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Lacertidae
Genus: Takydromus
Species: T. haughtonianus
Binomial name
Takydromus haughtonianus
(Jerdon, 1870)
  • Tachydromus [sic] haughtonianus
    Jerdon, 1870
  • Takydromus haughtonianus
    M.A. Smith, 1935[1]

Takydromus haughtonianus, commonly known as the Goalpara grass lizard, is a species of lacertid lizards endemic to India.[1]

Geographic range[edit]

T. haughtonianus is found in northeastern India in the Indian state of Assam.[1]

The type locality is "Goalpara, Assam".[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Takydromus haughtonianus ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.

Further reading[edit]

  • Günther, A. 1888. On a collection of reptiles from China. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Sixth Series 1: 165-172.
  • Jerdon, T.C. 1870. Notes on Indian Herpetology. Proc. Asiatic Soc. Bengal 1870: 66-85. (Tachydromus haughtonianus, new species, p. 72).
  • Lin, Si-Min; Chen, Chaolun Allen; Lue, Kuang-Yang. 2002. Molecular Phylogeny and Biogeography of the Grass Lizards Genus Takydromus (Reptilia: Lacertidae) of East Asia. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 22: 276-288. [erratum in 26: 333].
  • Schlüter, Uwe. 2003. Die Langschwanzeidechsen der Gattung Takydromus. Kirschner & Seufer Verlag. 110 pp. ISBN 978-3980420761. [review in Draco 21: 91].

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