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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
  • 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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