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Chamaeleo arabicus MATSCHIE, 1893

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesArabian Chameleon 
SynonymChamaelon arabicum MATSCHIE 1893
Chamaeleo (Chamaeleo) arabicus — NECAS 1999: 113
Chamaeleo arabicus — TILBURY & TOLLEY 2009
Chamaeleo arabicus — TILBURY 2010: 452 
DistributionOman, Yemen

Type locality: “Gärten bei Lahadsch” (= Oasis Lahej near Aden), Yemen. Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: ZMB 11135 & 38572 (2 specimens). 
Comment 
References
  • Ball, L.D. & Borrell, J.S. 2016. An inventory of herpetofauna from Wadi Sayq, Dhofar, Oman. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8 (12): 9454-9460
  • Glaw, F. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - get paper here
  • GROSSMANN, W., KOWALSKI, T., SEUFER, H. & BALLANDAT, S. 2016. Notes on the habitat choice and ecology of Chamaeleo arabicus Matschie, 1893 in Dhofar Sauria 38 (2): 35 - 44 - get paper here
  • Macey, J. Robert; Jennifer V. Kuehl, Allan Larson, Michael D. Robinson, Ismail H. Ugurtas, Natalia B. Ananjeva, Hafizur Rahman, Hamid Iqbal Javed, Ridwan Mohamed Osman, Ali Doumma, Theodore J. Papenfuss 2008. Socotra Island the forgotten fragment of Gondwana: Unmasking chameleon lizard history with complete mitochondrial genomic data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49 (3): 1015-1018 - get paper here
  • Matschie, P. 1893. Über einige von Herrn Oscar Neumann bei Aden gesammelte u. beobachtete Säugethiere, Reptilien und Amphibien. Sber. Ges. naturf. Freunde, Berlin (1893): 24-31.
  • Necas, P. 2009. Die Chamäleons Süd-Arabiens I. Das Arabische Chamäleon, Chamaeleo arabicus Matschie, 1893. Sauria 31 (4): 9-17 - 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)
  • Sindaco, R. & Jeremcenko, V.K. 2008. The reptiles of the Western Palearctic. Edizioni Belvedere, Latina (Italy), 579 pp. - get paper here
  • Tilbury, C. 2010. Chameleons of Africa: An Atlas, Including the Chameleons of Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt M., 831 pp.
  • Tilbury, C. R. & Tolley, Krystal A. 2009. A re-appraisal of the systematics of the African genus Chamaeleo (Reptilia: Chamaeleonidae). Zootaxa 2079: 57–68 - get paper here
  • van der Kooij, Jeroen 2001. The herpetofauna of the Sultanate of Oman: Part 1: The amphibians, worm lizards, agamas and chameleons. Podarcis 1 (3): 70-82
 
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