Kinyongia asheorum NECAS, SINDACO, KORENÝ, KOPECNÁ, MALONZA & MODRÝ, 2009
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|Higher Taxa||Chamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: Mount-Nyiro Bearded Chameleon|
|Synonym||Kinyongia asheorum NECAS, SINDACO, KORENÝ, KOPECNÁ, MALONZA & MODRÝ 2009|
Kinyongia asheorum — TILBURY 2010: 350
|Distribution||Kenya (Nyiro Range), elevation 2000-2400 m|
Type locality: eastern slope of Mt. Nyiro, between Korante and the top (Kosi Kosi), Northern Frontier Division of Kenya, (estimated elevation 2.000-2.400 meters). Map legend:
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|Types||Holotype: MCCI R 1212, adult male collected 14.II.2004. The animal was donated to Roberto Sindaco and Luca Borghesio by a local tribesman.|
|Etymology||The Mount-Nyiro Bearded Chameleon is named in honor of James and Sanda Ashe, in respect to their life-long contribution to African herpetology and, also, as an expression of our deep mourning for James Ashe, who passed away recently. The name itself (asheorum) is formed as a plural genitive case of the family name (Ashe).|
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