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Furcifer campani (GRANDIDIER, 1872)

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymChamaeleon campani GRANDIDIER 1872: 8
Chamaeleo octotaeniatus BOETTGER 1881
Furcifer campani — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 254
Furcifer campani — NECAS 1999: 207
Furcifer campani — ROSA et al. 2012
Furcifer campani — LIVIGNI 2013: 307 
DistributionC Madagascar

Type locality: Massif de l’Ankaratra, Madagascar [Spitze des Tsiafakfo (zwischen 19°-20°S und 47° und 48° E) Madagascar fide HALLERMANN, pers. comm.] Map legend:
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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: UMB 947 
Type loc. Spitze desTsiafakfo (zwischen 19°-20°S und 47° und 48° E) MadagascarC 
  • Barbour, Thomas 1918. Vertebrata from Madagascar. 2. Amphibia and Reptilia. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 61 (14): 479-489. - get paper here
  • Boettger, O. 1881. Die Reptilien und Amphibien von Madagascar. Dritter Nachtrag. Abh. senckenberg. naturf. Ges. 12: 435-558. - get paper here
  • Böhle, A. 2004. Eine Reise durch das madagassische Hochland. Draco 5 (19): 82-86 - get paper here
  • FLORIO, A. M., INGRAM, C. M., RAKOTONDRAVONY, H. A., LOUIS, E. E. and RAXWORTHY, C. J. 2012. Detecting cryptic speciation in the widespread and morphologically conservative carpet chameleon (Furcifer lateralis) of Madagascar. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 25: 1399–1414. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2012.02528.x - 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
  • Grandidier, A. 1872. Descriptions de quelques Reptiles nouveaux découverts á Madagascar en 1870. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Zoologie et Paléontologie 15 (5): 6-11. - get paper here
  • Krüger, Jens 1999. Neue Erkenntnisse zur Faunistik einiger Reptilien Madagaskars. Salamandra 35 (2): 65-76 - get paper here
  • LiVigni, F. (ed.) 2013. A Life for Reptiles and Amphibians, Volume 1. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 495 pp. - get paper here
  • Masurat, G. 1996. Ein Madagassisches Chamäleon: Vorkmmen und Erfahrungen bei der Haltung und Vermehrung von Furcifer campani. TI Magazin (131): 41-44
  • 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)
  • Schmidt, W. 1992. Über die erstmals gelungene Nachzucht von Furcifer campani (Grandidier, 1872), sowie eine Zusammenstellung einiger Ei - Zeitigungsdaten von verschiedenen Chamäleon - Arten in Tabellenform. Sauria 14 (3): 21-23 - get paper here
  • 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
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