Brookesia micra GLAW, KÖHLER, TOWNSEND & VENCES, 2012
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Brookesia micra?
|Higher Taxa||Chamaeleonidae (Brookesiinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)|
|Synonym||Brookesia micra GLAW, KÖHLER, TOWNSEND & VENCES 2012|
|Distribution||N Madagascar (Antsiranana)|
Type locality: Nosy Hara island, 12°14’40’’S, 49°00’30’’E, ca. 10–20 m elevation, Antsiranana Province, northern Madagascar Map legend:
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- Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.
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|Types||Holotype: ZSM 2181/2007 (FGZC 1271), adult male (hemipenes everted), collected on 7 March 2007 by H. Enting, F. Glaw and J. Köhler.|
Paratypes.— ZSM, UADBA
|Comment||Abundance: only known from (Meiri et al. 2017).|
|Etymology||Etymology.— The species epithet is a latinized derivation from the Greek word ‘mikros’, meaning ‘‘tiny’’ or ‘‘small’’ and referring to the extremely diminutive body size. It is used as an invariable noun in apposition.|
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