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Furcifer angeli (BRYGOO & DOMERGUE, 1968)

IUCN Red List - Furcifer angeli - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymChamaeleo angeli BRYGOO & DOMERGUE 1968: 104
Furcifer angeli — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 252
Furcifer angeli — NECAS 1999: 214
Furcifer angeli — NECAS 2012 
DistributionNW Madagascar

Type locality: “P.K. 450 de la R.N. 4, N. de Tsaramandroso (foret de l’Ankarafantsika)” 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: MNHN Paris 
EtymologyNamed after Fernand Angel (1881-1950), French herpetologist. See Guibé & Davis (1951) for an obituary. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA
  • Brygoo, E. R. & C. A. Domergue 1968. Les Caméléos á rostre impair et rigide de l'Ouest de Madagascar. Validité des espéces Chamaeleo labordi Grandidier, 1872, et C. antimena Grandidier, 1872. Description d'une espéce nouvelle C. angeli n.sp. et de la femelle de C. rhinoceratus Gray, 184 Mém. Mus. nat. Hist. nat., Paris A 52 (2): 71-110
  • 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. & Vences,M. 2001. Ein seltenes Chamäleon aus Madagaskar. DATZ 54 (7): 16-19
  • Guibé, J. & Davis, D.D. 1951. Fernand Angel, 1881-1950. Copeia 1951 (1): 1-2 - get paper here
  • Necas, P. 2012. Chamäleons der Gattung Furcifer. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (95): 20-27 - 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)
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