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Calumma boettgeri (BOULENGER, 1888)

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymChamaeleon boettgeri BOULENGER 1888
Chamaeleon macrorhinus BARBOUR 1903
Chamaeleon boettgeri — WERNER 911: 39
Chamaeleo boettgeri — MERTENS 1966
Chamaeleo boettgeri — BRYGOO 1978
Calumma boettgeri — KLAVER & BÖHME 1986
Calumma boettgeri — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 248
Calumma boettgeri — NECAS 1999: 237
Calumma boettgeri — GLAW 2015 
DistributionN Madagascar (Nossi Be = Nosy Bé, Nosy Komba)

Type locality: Nossi Bé (Nossy Bé), off NW Madagascar Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.8.21.56-58 
CommentSynonymy: Calumma linotum has been removed from the synonym of C. boettgeri. 
EtymologyNamed after Oskar Boettger (1844-1910), herpetologist at the Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt am Main. 
References
  • Andreone F., Randrianirina J., Jenkins P.D. & Aprea G. 2000. Species diversity of Amphibia, Reptilia and Lipotyphla (Mammalia) at Ambolokopatrika, a rainforest between the Anjanaharibe-Sud and Marojejy massifs, NE Madagascar. Biodiversity and Conservation 9: 1587–1622
  • Barbour, T. 1903. Two new species of Chamaeleon. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 16: 61-62. - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1888. Descriptions of two new Chamaeleons from Nossi-Bé, Madagascar. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 1: 22-23. - get paper here
  • D’Cruze, N.; Köhler, J.; Franzen, M & Glaw, F. 2008. A conservation assessment of the amphibians and reptiles of the Forêt d’Ambre Special Reserve, north Madagascar. MADAGASCAR CONSERVATION & DEVELOPMENT 3 (1): 44-54
  • Eckhardt, Falk Sebastian; Philip-Sebastian Gehring, Lina Bartel, Jessica Bellmann, Jonas Beuker, Dominik Hahne, Jessica Korte, Vanessa Knittel, Maria Mensch, Dennis Nagel, Moritz Pohl, Christine Rostosky, Vincent Vierath, Viviane Wilms, Jana Zenk and 2012. Assessing sexual dimorphism in a species of Malagasy chameleon (Calumma boettgeri) with a newly defined set of morphometric and meristic measurements. Herpetology Notes 6: 335-344 - get paper here
  • Gehring, <br />Philip-Sebastian; Krystal A. Tolley, Falk Sebastian Eckhardt, Ted M. Townsend, Thomas Ziegler, Fanomezana Ratsoavina, Frank Glaw & Miguel Vences 2012. Hiding deep in the trees: discovery of divergent mitochondrial lineages in Malagasy chameleons of the Calumma nasutum group. Ecology and evolution, doi: 10.1002/ece3.269
  • Glaw ,F. & Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • Glaw, F. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - get paper here
  • Hyde Roberts, S. & C. Daly 2014. A rapid herpetofaunal assessment of Nosy Komba Island, northwestern Madagascar, with new locality records for seventeen species. Salamandra 50 (1): 18-26 - get paper here
  • Krüger, Jens 1999. Neue Erkenntnisse zur Faunistik einiger Reptilien Madagaskars. Salamandra 35 (2): 65-76.
  • Lutzmann, N. & Lutzmann, H. 2004. Das grammatikalische Geschlecht der Gattung Calumma (Chamaeleonidae) und die nötigen Anpassungen einiger Art- und Unterartbezeichnungen. Reptilia (Münster) 9 (48): 4-5 (Addendum in issue 5: 13) - get paper here
  • Müller, L. 1924. Über ein neues Chamäleon aus Madagascar. Mitt. zool. Mus. Berlin 11: 95-96.
  • 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)
  • Pawlik, K. 2012. Chamäleon-Urlaub – eine Madagaskar-Reise. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (96): 103-109 - get paper here
  • PRÖTZEL, DAVID; BERNHARD RUTHENSTEINER, MARK D. SCHERZ & FRANK GLAW 2015. Systematic revision of the Malagasy chameleons Calumma boettgeri and C. linotum (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae) Zootaxa 4048 (2): 211–231 - get paper here
  • Schmidt, W.; Tamm, K. & Wallikewitz, E. 2010. Chamäleons - Drachen unserer Zeit. Natur und Tier Verlag, 328 pp. [review in Reptilia 101: 64, 2013] - get paper here
 
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