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Calumma vohibola GEHRING, RATSOAVINA, VENCES & GLAW, 2011

IUCN Red List - Calumma vohibola - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymCalumma vohibola GEHRING, RATSOAVINA, VENCES & GLAW 2011 
DistributionCE Madagascar (Toamasina)

Type locality: littoral forest ‘Vohibola’ near the village Andranokoditra (18°35’22,9’’S, 49°13’50,6’’E, 9 m elevation), Toamasina Province, Région Antsinanana, central eastern Madagascar.  
TypesHolotype: ZSM 645/2009 (ZCMV 8915), adult male with incompletely everted hemipenes, collected on 13 April 2009 by P.-S. Gehring, F.M. Ratsoavina, B. Mathevon, E. Rajeriarison & F. Randrianasolo.
Paratypes.*ZSM 644/2009 and others. 
Etymologynamed after the type locality. 
  • Gehring, Philip-Sebastian; Fanomezana M. Ratsoavina, Miguel Vences & Frank Glaw 2011. Calumma vohibola, a new chameleon species (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae) from the littoral forests of eastern Madagascar. African Journal of Herpetology 60 (2): 130-154 - get paper here
  • Glaw, F. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). [type catalogue] Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - get paper here
  • Kwet, Axel 2012. Liste der im Jahr 2011 neu beschriebenen Reptilien. Terraria-Elaphe 2012 (3): 46-57 - get paper here
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