Varanus salvator cumingi — Overview

Cumingi: Cuming’s Water Monitor learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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The specific epithet was likely chosen in recognition of H. Cuming, a gentelman naturalist explorer responsible for many of the herpetological collections sent back to Europe from Southeast Asia during the mid-1800s.


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Source: Amphibians and Reptiles of the Philippines

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