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Furcifer timoni GLAW, KÖHLER & VENCES, 2009

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymFurcifer timoni GLAW, KÖHLER & VENCES 2009
Furcifer timoni — NECAS 2012 
DistributionMadagascar (Antsiranana)

Type locality: Montagne d'Ambre National Park (12°30' S, 49°11' E), ca. 750–800 m elevation, Antsiranana Province, northern Madagascar Map legend:
Type locality - Type locality.
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.
TypesHolotype. ZSM 2103/2007 (FGZC 1095), adult male, collected on 25 February 2007, by P. Bora, H. Enting, F. Glaw, A. Knoll, J. Köhler and A. Razafimanantsoa. 
CommentEtymology. The senior author dedicated this new chameleon species to his son Timon Robert Glaw.

Photo in Elaphe 18 (2): 27 [2010]. 
  • Glaw, F.; Köhler, J. & Vences, M. 2009. A distinctive new species of chameleon of the genus Furcifer (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae) from the Montagne d’Ambre rainforest of northern Madagascar. Zootaxa 2269: 32–42 - get paper here
  • Necas, P. 2012. Chamäleons der Gattung Furcifer. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (95): 20-27 - get paper here
  • Pawlik, K. 2012. Chamäleon-Urlaub – eine Madagaskar-Reise. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (96): 103-109 - get paper here
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