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Taxonomy of the family Anguidae
Bibliography of the genus Dopasia
Biodiversity of the family Anguidae








Genus
Dopasia

Oriental Glass Lizards*

Orientalische Glasschleichen*

Orientalske Glasøgler*

1853 Dopasia Gray (type species: Pseudopus gracilis Gray 1845)
1853 Ophiseps Blyth (type species: Ophiseps tesselatus Blyth 1853; syn. Wermuth 1969)
Contents: 7 species, of which 4 (57.1%) are endemic.
Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of Ophisaurus (e.g., Wermuth 1969). Revalidated by Conrad (2008) and Conrad, Ast, Montanari & Norell (2010).
Distribution: SE. Asia, Indonesia.
Reported from: Bhutan, China (Anhui, Chongqing, Fujian, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Tibet, Yunnan, Zhejiang), India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, West Bengal), Indonesia (Kalimantan, Sumatra), Laos, Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak), Myanmar, Nepal, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.

Dopasia buettikoferi

Bornean Glass Lizard

Borneo-Glasschleiche

Borneo-glasøgle*

1905 Ophisaurus büttikoferi Lidthe Jeude
Dopasia buettikoferi Reptile Database 2013

Remarks: Included in Dopasia on the basis of the Reptile Database (following the editors' pers. comm. with Nguyen in 2013)
Distribution: Indonesia (Kalimantan), Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak).


Dopasia gracilis

Burmese Glass Lizard, Asian Glass Lizard, Indian Glass Lizard

Burma-Glasschleiche, Zierliche Glasschleiche

Burmesisk Glasøgle*

1845 Pseudopus gracilis Gray
Dopasia gracilis Gray 1853
Ophisaurus gracilis Boulenger 1885
1853 Ophiseps tessellatus Blyth (Smith 1935)

Remarks: Presence in Vietnam is restricted to the northern part of the country. A record from southern Vietnam (Campden-Main 1970) refer to sokolovi (Brygoo 1987; David & Ineich 2009).
Distribution: Bhutan, China (Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan, Tibet, Yunnan), India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, West Bengal), Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam.


Dopasia hainanensis

Hainan Glass Lizard

Hainan-Glasschleiche*

Hainan-glasøgle*

1983 Ophisaurus hainanensis Yang
Dopasia hainanensis Nguyen, Böhme, Nguyen, Le, Pahl, Haus & Ziegler 2011

Distribution: China (Hainan), Vietnam.


Dopasia harti

South Chinese Glass Lizard, Indo-Burmese Glass Lizard, (Hart's Glass Lizard)

Südchinesische Glasschleiche

Sydkinesisk Glasøgle*

1899 Ophisaurus harti Boulenger
Dopasia harti Nguyen, Böhme, Nguyen, Le, Pahl, Haus & Ziegler 2011
1930 Ophisaurus formosensis Kishida (Lin, Chang, Chen, Shang & Lue 2003)

Remarks: Previously included ludovici. Bain & Nguyen's (2004) record from Ha Giang refer to gracilis (Nguyen, Böhme, Nguyen, Le, Pahl, Haus & Ziegler 2011). Ophisaurus formosensis was overlooked by Wermuth (1969) in his checklist of the family.
Distribution: China (Anhui, Chongqing, Fujian, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang), Laos, Taiwan, Vietnam.


Dopasia ludovici

Cao Bang Glass Lizard*, (Ludovic's Glass Lizard)

Cao Bang-Glasschleiche*

Cao Bang-glasøgle*

1905 Ophisaurus ludovici Mocquard
Dopasia ludovici Nguyen, Böhme, Nguyen, Le, Pahl, Haus & Ziegler 2011

Remarks: Previously regarded as a synonym of harti (e.g., Pope 1929; Smith 1935; Zhao & Adler 1993; Nguyen, Ho & Nguyen 2009) or as a valid species (e.g., Brygoo 1987; Bobrov 1993, 1995; Das 2010). Validity confirmed by Nguyen, Böhme, Nguyen, Le, Pahl, Haus & Ziegler (2011). Records from Sichuan, China (e.g., Nguyen, Böhme, Nguyen, Le, Pahl, Haus & Ziegler 2011), need confirmation (Nguyen 2019).
Distribution: Vietnam.


Dopasia sokolovi

Buon Luoi Glass Lizard*, (Sokolov's Glass Lizard)

Buon Luoi-Glasschleiche*

Buon Luoi-glasøgle*

1983 Ophisaurus sokolovi Darevsky & N. Van Sang
Dopasia sokolovi Nguyen, Böhme, Nguyen, Le, Pahl, Haus & Ziegler 2011

Distribution: Vietnam.


Dopasia wegneri

Sumatra Glass Lizard, (Wegner's Glass Lizard)

Sumatra-Glasschleiche

Sumatra-glasøgle*

1959 Ophisaurus wegneri Mertens
Dopasia wegneri Reptile Database 2013

Remarks: Included in Dopasia on the basis of the Reptile Database (following the editors' pers. comm. with Nguyen in 2013)
Distribution: Indonesia (Sumatra).