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Furcifer cephalolepis (GÜNTHER, 1880)

IUCN Red List - Furcifer cephalolepis - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymChamaeleon cephalolepis GÜNTHER 1880: 237
Furcifer cephalolepis — NECAS 1999: 210
Furcifer cephalolepis — NECAS 2012 
DistributionComoro Islands (Grand Comoro)

Type locality: Comoro islands  
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.8.22.28~29(2 specimens). 
Comment 
References
  • Brygoo, E. R. 1978. Reptiles Sauriens Chamaeleonidae. Genre Brookesia et complément pour le genre Chamaeleo. Faune de Madagascar, 47: 1—173.
  • Günther,C.A.L.G. 1880. Description of new species of reptiles from eastern Africa. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 6 (33): 234-238 - get paper here
  • Hawlitschek O, Nagy ZT, Berger J, Glaw F 2013. Reliable DNA Barcoding Performance Proved for Species and Island Populations of Comoran Squamate Reptiles. PLoS ONE 8(9): e73368. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073368 - get paper here
  • Hawlitschek, Oliver; Boris Brückmann, Johannes Berger, Katie Green, Frank Glaw 2011. Integrating field surveys and remote sensing data to study distribution, habitat use and conservation status of the herpetofauna of the Comoro Islands. ZooKeys 144: 21-79 - get paper here
  • Leptien, R. 2012. Abenteuer Komorenchamäleon – auf der Suche nach Furcifer cephalolepis. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (95): 28-32 - 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)
  • 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
  • Tamm, K.; Müller, V. & Schmidt, W. 1988. Haltung und Zucht von Furcifer cephalolepis. Herpetofauna 10 (57): 11-14 - get paper here
 
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