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Furcifer timoni GLAW, KÖHLER & VENCES, 2009

IUCN Red List - Furcifer timoni - Near Threatened, NT

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria (lizards) 
Subspecies 
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. 
CommentPhoto in Elaphe 18 (2): 27 [2010]. 
EtymologyThe senior author dedicated this new chameleon species to his son Timon Robert Glaw.  
References
  • 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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