Draco quinquefasciatus — Five-banded Flying Lizard
Also known as:
Five-lined Flying Dragon, Five-banded Gliding Lizard
This was the first flying lizard I've come across at night, which is pretty lame considering how many different species there are in Malaysia, and how many nights I have spent looking for herps there. During the day, it would probably have skittered high up the tree before I could get a decent photo. But at night it held its position and I got couple of in situ photos, before gently plucking it off the tree so I could figure out which species it was. When I put it back, it gave me the side eye, but otherwise posed nicely.
- Das, I. 2004. Lizards of Borneo
- Das, I. 2010. A Field Guide to the Reptiles of South-east Asia
- Malkmus, R., Manthey, U. Vogel, G., Hoffmann, P., & Kosuch, J. 2002. Amphibians & Reptiles of Mount Kinabalu (North Borneo)