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Furcifer nicosiai JESU, MATTIOLI & SCHIMMENTI, 1999

IUCN Red List - Furcifer nicosiai - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymFurcifer nicosiai JESU, MATTIOLI & SCHIMMENTI 1999
Furcifer nicosiai — NECAS 2012
Furcifer cf. nicosiai — ECKHARDT et al. 2018 
DistributionW Madagascar

Type locality: Trano Passage, Strict, Nature Reserve No 9, „Tsingy de Bemaraha“, 18° 42‘ S, 44° 43‘ E, 90 m a.s.l. (= elevation), Antsalova Fivondranana, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MSNG 49094 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
Etymology 
References
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • BORA, PARFAIT; J. CHRISTIAN RANDRIANANTOANDRO, ROMA RANDRIANAVELONA, ELISOA F. HANTALALAINA, RAPHALI R. ANDRIANTSIMANARILAFY, DANIEL RAKOTONDRAVONY, OLGA R. RAMILIJAONA, MIGUEL VENCES, RICHARD K. B. JENKINS, FRANK GLAW, AND JÖRN KÖHLER 2009. AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF THE TSINGY DE BEMARAHA PLATEAU, WESTERN MADAGASCAR: CHECKLIST, BIOGEOGRAPHY AND CONSERVATION. Herp. Cons. Biol. 5 (1):111-125.
  • Eckhardt, F.; Kappeler, P. & Kraus, C. 2016. Demografische und physiologische Senezenz bei einem semelparen, annuellen Reptiel: Labords Chamäleon (Furcifer labordi). Terraria-Elaphe 2016 (5): 100-101 - get paper here
  • Gardner CJ, Raxworthy CJ, Metcalfe K, Raselimanana AP, Smith RJ, Davies ZG 2015. Comparing Methods for Prioritising Protected Areas for Investment: A Case Study Using Madagascar’s Dry Forest Reptiles. PLoS One 10 (7): e0132803, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132803 - get paper here
  • Glaw, F. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). [type catalogue] Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - get paper here
  • Jesu, R., Mattioli, F. & G. Schimmenti 1999. On the discovery of a new large chameleon inhabiting the limestone outcrops of western Madagascar: Furcifer nicosiai sp. nov. (Reptilia, Chamaeleonidae). Doriana 8 (311): 1-14
  • Kraus, Falk Eckhardt; Cornelia; and Peter M. Kappeler, 2018. Life histories, demographies and population dynamics of three sympatric chameleon species (Furcifer spp.) from western Madagascar. Amphibia-Reptilia - get paper here
  • LUTZMANN, N. 2003. Vorstellung von Furcifer nicosiai, beschriebenvon JESU, MATTIOLI & SCHIMMENTI. CHAMAELEO 13(1): 22. - get paper here
  • Necas, P. 2012. Chamäleons der Gattung Furcifer. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (95): 20-27 - get paper here
 
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