You are here » home advanced search search results Calumma oshaughnessyi

Calumma oshaughnessyi (GÜNTHER, 1881)

IUCN Red List - Calumma oshaughnessyi - Vulnerable, VU

Can you confirm these amateur observations of Calumma oshaughnessyi?

Add your own observation of
Calumma oshaughnessyi »

We have no photos, try to find some by Google images search: Google images

Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymChamaeleon o'shaughnessii GÜNTHER 1881: 358
Chamaeleo oshaughnessyi — MERTENS 1966
Chamaeleo oshaughnessyi — BRYGOO 1978
Calumma oshaughnessyi — KLAVER & BÖHME 1986
Calumma oshaughnessyi — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 251
Calumma oshaughnessyi — NECAS 1999: 278 
DistributionMadagascar (Betsileo), N/E Madagascar (station forestiere des Rousettes, montagne d’Ambre, 1000m elevation)

Type locality: Betsileo, 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.
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.8.21.88. 
EtymologyNamed after A. W. E. O’Shaughnessy, herpetologist of the British Museum. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Brygoo, E. R. 1978. Reptiles Sauriens Chamaeleonidae. Genre Brookesia et complément pour le genre Chamaeleo. Faune de Madagascar, 47: 1—173.
  • 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
  • Günther, A. 1881. Seventh Contribution to the Knowledge of the Fauna of Madagascar. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 7: 357-360. - get paper here
  • Klaver,C. & BÖHME,W. 1986. Phylogeny and classification of the Chamaeleonidae (Sauria), with special reference to hemipenis morphology. Bonn. zool. Monogr. 22: 1-64. - get paper here
  • LEPTIEN, R. 1989. Erläuterungen zu einigen Grundsatzfragen in der Chamäleonhaltung. Sauria 11 (4): 3-8 - get paper here
  • Leptien, R. 2003. Getting started keeping chameleons. Reptilia (GB) (26): 11-14 - 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)
  • 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
  • Ramanantsoa, G. A. 1974. Contribution a la connaissance des Caméléonidés de Madagascar. Description d'une sous-espéce nouvelle: Chamaeleo oshaughnessyi ambreensis n.subsp. Terre malgache 16: 239- 249.
  • 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
External links  
Is it interesting? Share with others:

As link to this species use URL address:

without field 'search_param'. Field 'search_param' is used for browsing search result.

Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator