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Furcifer minor (GÜNTHER, 1879)

IUCN Red List - Furcifer minor - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Lesser Chameleon 
SynonymChamaeleon minor GÜNTHER 1879
Brookesia minor
Furcifer minor — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 257
Furcifer minor — NECAS 1999: 283
Chamaeleo minor— PIANKA & VITT 2003
Furcifer minor — NECAS 2012 
DistributionC Madagascar

Type locality: Fianarantsoa, Betsileo, S.E. Madagascar Map legend:
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Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.8.21.42-45 (4 specimens). 
Comment 
References
  • 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. 2004. Die Herpetofauna Madagaskars: Vielfalt, Lebensweise und Gefährdung. Draco 5 (19): 4-21 - get paper here
  • Glaw, F. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - get paper here
  • Günther, A. 1879. Description of four new species of Chamaeleon from Madagascar. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1879: 148-150. - get paper here
  • Günther, A. 1879. Description of a new species of Chamaeleon from Madagascar. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5) 4: 246-247. - 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)
  • Pianka, E.R. & Vitt, L.J. 2003. Lizards - Windows to the Evolution of Diversity. University of California Press, Berkeley, 347 pp. [review in Copeia 2004: 955] - 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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