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Bradypodion taeniabronchum (SMITH, 1831)

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesSmith's Dwarf Chameleon 
SynonymChaemelio taeniabronchus SMITH 1831
Chamaeleo taeniabronchus — GRAY 1865: 351
Lophosaura taeniabroncha — HEWITT 1935: 299
Bradypodion pumilum taeniabronchum — KLAVER & BÖHME 1997
Bradypodion taeniabronchum — NECAS 1999: 276
Bradypodion taeniabronchum — TILBURY 2010: 310 
DistributionRepublic of South Africa (near Algoa Bay, Cape Province)

Type locality: near Algoa Bay, Cape Province, S. Africa  
Reproductionovoviviparous. 
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.22.26. 
CommentDistribution: For a map see TOLLEY et al. (2004).

Conservation: Critically endangered (HILTON-TAYLOR 2000).

Habitat: montane fynbos. 
References
  • Branch, Wiliam R., Krystal A. Tolley and Colin R. Tilbury 2006. A new Dwarf Chameleon (Sauria: Bradypodion Fitzinger, 1843) from the Cape Fold Mountains, South Africa. African Journal of Herpetology 55 (2):123-141. - get paper here
  • Branch, William R. 1993. A Photographic Guide to Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa. Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 144 S.
  • Burger, M.; Smith, R.B.T. 1992. Geographical Distribution - Bradypodion taeniabronchum. J. Herp. Assoc. Africa (41): 37-37 - get paper here
  • Carne, Liza; Measey, G. John 2013. Chameleons on the cruise: seasonal differences in prey choice of two dwarf chameleons. The Herpetological Journal 23 (4): 221-227 - get paper here
  • Glaw, F. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - get paper here
  • Gray,J.E. 1865. Revision of the genera and species of Chamaeleonidae, with the description of some new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (3) 15: 340-354 - get paper here
  • Hewitt, J. 1935. Some new forms of batrachians and reptiles from South Africa. Rec. Albany Mus. 4: 283-357
  • Hilton-Taylor, C. 2000. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.
  • Klaver,Ch. J.J. & Böhme,W. 1997. Chamaeleonidae. Das Tierreich, 112: XIV, 1-85
  • Necas, Petr 1999. Chameleons - Nature's Hidden Jewels. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt; 348 pp.; ISBN 3-930612-04-6 (Europe)<br />ISBN 1-57524-137-4 (USA, Canada)
  • Smith, A. 1831. Contributions to the natural history of South Africa, No. 1. South African Quart. J. (1) 2 (5) 5: 9-24.
  • Stuart-Fox, D. & Moussalli, A. 2007. Sex-specific ecomorphological variation and the evolution of sexual dimorphism in dwarf chameleons (Bradypodion spp.). J. evol. Biol. 20: 1073-1081
  • Stuart-Fox, D. & Moussalli, A. 2008. Selection for Social Signalling Drives the Evolution of Chameleon Colour Change. PloS Biol. 6(1): e25 (doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060025|)
  • Stuart-Fox, D.; Moussalli, A. & Whiting, M.J. 2007. Natural Selection on Social Signals: Signal Efficacy and the Evolution of Chameleon Display Coloration. American Naturalist 170 (6): 916-930 - get paper here
  • Tilbury, C. 2010. Chameleons of Africa: An Atlas, Including the Chameleons of Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt M., 831 pp.
  • Tolley, K. & Burger, M. 2007. Chameleons of Southern Africa. Struik, Cape Town,100 pp.
  • Tolley, Krystal A.; Colin R. Tilbury, William R. Branch and Conrad A. Matthee 2004. Phylogenetics of the southern African dwarf chameleons, Bradypodion (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 30 (2): 354-365 - get paper here
 
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