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Calumma gastrotaenia (BOULENGER, 1888)

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymChamaeleon gastrotaenia BOULENGER 1888
Chamaeleon Grandidieri MOCQUARD 1900: 345
Chamaeleon gastrotaenia — WERNER 1911
Chamaeleo gastrotaenia — BRYGOO 1971
Calumma gastrotaenia — KLAVER & BÖHME 1986
Calumma gastrotaenia — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 250
Calumma gastrotaenia — NECAS 1999: 278 
DistributionMadagascar (Massif od Andringitra, Marojezy Mts., Anandrivola forest, Marojezy Mts.)

Type locality: Madagascar Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.8.18.60-61 (2 specimens). 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Greek gastro = belly, and taenia = band or bandage. 
References
  • Andreone, Franco, Fabio Mattioli, Riccardo Jesu and Jasmin E. Randrianirina 2001. Two new chameleons of the genus Calumma from north-east Madagascar, with observations on hemipenial morphology in the Calumma furcifer group (Reptilia, Squamata, Chamaeleonidae). The Herpetological Journal 11 (2):53-68
  • Böhme, Wolfgang 1997. Eine neue Chamäleonart aus der Calumma gastrotaenia-Verwandtschaft Ost-Madagaskars. Herpetofauna 19 (107): 5-10 - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1888. Descriptions of new Reptiles and Batrachians from Madagascar. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 1: 101-107. - get paper here
  • 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
  • Mocquard, F. 1900. Nouvelle contribution á la faune herpétologique de Madagascar. Bull. Soc. philom., Paris (9) 2 (4): 93-111. - get paper here
  • Mocquard, F. 1900. Diagnose d'espéces nouvelles de Reptiles de Madagascar. Bull. Mus. nat. Hist. nat., Paris 6: 345- 348. - get paper here
  • 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)
  • Rabearivony, Jeanneney; Lee D. Brady, Richard K.B. Jenkins, Richard A. Griffiths, Achille P. Raselimanana, Michel Bisoa & Rasoamampionona N. Raminosoa 2015. Influence of riparian habitats on the distribution of rainforest chameleons in Parc National de Ranomafana, Madagascar. African Journal of Herpetology 64 (2): 148-159 | DOI: 10.1080/21564574.2015.1121930 - get paper here
  • RAXWORTHY, C.J.; ENRIQUE MARTINEZ-MEYER; NED HORNING; RONALD A. NUSSBAUM; GREGORY E. SCHNEIDER; MIGUEL A. ORTEGA-HUERTA & A. TOWNSEND PETERSON 2003. Predicting distributions of known and unknown reptile species in Madagascar. Nature 426: 837 - 841
  • 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
  • Schneider, C. 2016. Reptiliensuche auf Madagaskar Reptilia 21 (118): 74-79 - get paper here
 
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