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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 
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 Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

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.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MSNG 49094 
Comment 
References
  • BORA, PARFAIT; J. CHRISTIAN RANDRIANANTOANDRO, ROMA RANDRIANAVELONA, ELISOA F. HANTALALAINA, RAPHALI R. ANDRIANTSIMANARILAFY,<br />DANIEL RAKOTONDRAVONY, OLGA R. RAMILIJAONA, MIGUEL VENCES,<br />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). 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
  • 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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