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Calumma globifer (GÜNTHER, 1879)

IUCN Red List - Calumma globifer - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymChamaeleon globifer GÜNTHER 1879
Chamaeleon globifer — WERNER 1911
Chamaeleo globifer — MERTENS 1966
Calumma globifer — KLAVER & BÖHME 1986
Calumma globifer — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 251
Calumma globifer — NECAS 1999: 241
Calumma globifera — ARNDT 2002
Calumma globiferum — LUTZMANN & LUTZMANN 2004
Calumma globiferum — WALBRÖL & WALBRÖL 2004
Calumma globiferum — WALBRÖL & WALBRÖL 2005
Calumma globifer — GLAW 2005
Calumma globifera — BÖHLE 2007
Calumma globiferum — SCHMIDT et al. 2010 
DistributionCE Madagascar

Type locality: near Antananarivo, Madagascar. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.8.21.53-54 (2 specImens). 
CommentColor plate in Elaphe 4/96: 81

Nomenclature: Note that this species needs to be called globifer because of a special rule in the “code” according to which epithets that end in -fer and -ger need to be treated as nouns, unless the author explicitely states something else (LUTZMANN, pers. comm.). 
References
  • Arndt, I. 2002. Portfolio: Chamäleons. Naturfoto 33 (10): 36-45
  • Böhle, A. 2007. Die Haltung von Hochland-Chamäleons. Draco 7 (27): 40-44 - 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. 2005. Babylonische Sprachverwirrung. Reptilia (Münster) 10 (51): 12 - get paper here
  • Glaw, F. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - get paper here
  • Günther, A. 1879. Description of four new species of Chamaeleon from Madagascar. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1879: 148-150. - get paper here
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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
  • van Hoof, J. et al. 2006. Kameleons, een fascinerende hobby. Lacerta 64 (5-6): 1-96 - get paper here
  • Walbröl, U. & Walbröl, H.-D. 2004. Bemerkungen zur Nomenklatur der Gattung Calumma (GRAY 1865) (Reptilia: Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). Sauria, Berlin 26 (3): 41-44 - get paper here
  • Walbrol, U.; Walbrol, H.D. 2005. Additional remarks on the nomenclature of the genus Calumma GRAY, 1865. Sauria 27 (2): 33-35 - get paper here
 
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