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Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (www.repfocus.dk).
Latest update: December 31st, 2022.

Taxonomy of the family Agamidae
Bibliography of the genus Cophotis
Biodiversity of the family Agamidae


Deaf Agamas

Srilankanische Taubagamen

Srilankanske Døvagamer

1861 Cophotis Peters (type species: Cophotis ceylanica Peters 1861)
Contents: 2 species, both of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously included Pseudocalotes sumatrana (e.g., Wermuth 1967; Manthey & Grossmann 1997), which was transferred to Pseudocalotes by Hallermann & Böhme (2000).
Distribution: Sri Lanka.

Cophotis ceylanica

Sri Lankan Deaf Agama, Pygmy Lizard

Gewöhnliche Taubagame

Almindelig Srilankansk Døvagam

1861 Cophotis ceylanica Peters

Distribution: Sri Lanka.

Cophotis dumbara

Knuckles Deaf Agama



2006 Cophotis dumbara Samarawickrama, Ranawana, Rajapaksha, Ananjeva, Orlov, Ranasinghe & Samarawickrama
2006 Cophotis dumbarae Manamendra-Arachchi, Silva & Amarasinghe (Hallermann & Böhme 2007)

Distribution: Sri Lanka.