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Calumma guibei (HILLENIUS, 1959)

IUCN Red List - Calumma guibei - Near Threatened, NT

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymChamaeleo guibei HILLENIUS 1959: 25
Calumma guibei — KLAVER & BÖHME 1986
Calumma guibei — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 248
Calumma guibei — NECAS 1999: 278
Calumma guibei — PRÖTZEL et al. 2017 
DistributionMadagascar (Mt. Tsaratanana, 1590–2250 m elevation)

Type locality: Mt. Tsaratanana (1800 m alt.), N.E. Madagascar Map legend:
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TypesHolotype: MNHN = MHNP 50.354. 
EtymologyNamed after Jean M. R. Guibé, French herpetologist (1910-1999). 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - 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 - 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
  • Hillenius, D. 1959. The differentiation within the genus Chamaeleo LAURENTI 1768. Beaufortia, Amsterdam, 8: 1-92.
  • 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)
  • Prötzel, D., VENCES, M., SCHERZ, M.D., VIEITES, D.R. & GLAW, F. 2017. Splitting and lumping: An integrative taxonomic assessment of Malagasy chameleons in the Calumma guibei complex results in the new species C. gehringi sp. nov. Vertebrate Zoology 67 (2): 231–249 - get paper here
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