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Kinyongia carpenteri (PARKER, 1929)

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesCarpenter’s chameleon 
SynonymChamaeleo carpenteri PARKER 1929
Bradypodion carpenteri — NECAS 1999: 275
Kinyongia carpenteri — TILBURY et al. 2006
Kinyongia carpenteri — TILBURY 2010: 359
Kinyongia carpenteri — SPAWLS et al. 2018: 267 
DistributionW Uganda, E Zaire (= Democratic Republic of the Congo: Ruwenzori Mts.)

Type locality: Mt. Ruwenzori, 6500 ft. elevation  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1928.11.23.6. 
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  • Menegon M, Tolley KA, Jones T, Rovero F, Marshall AR, Tilbury CR 2009. A new species of chameleon (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae: Kinyongia) from the Magombera forest and the Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania. African Journal of Herpetology 58 (2): 59-70 - get paper here
  • Necas, Petr 1999. Chameleons - Nature's Hidden Jewels. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt; 348 pp.; ISBN 3-930612-04-6 (Europe)<br />ISBN 1-57524-137-4 (USA, Canada)
  • Parker, H. W. 1929. A new Chamaeleon from Mt. Ruwenzori. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (10) 3: 280-281. - get paper here
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  • Spawls, Steve; Kim Howell, Harald Hinkel, Michele Menegon 2018. Field Guide to East African Reptiles. Bloomsbury, 624 pp. - get paper here
  • Tilbury C.R., Tolley K.A. & Branch W.R. 2006. A review of the systematics of the genus Bradypodion (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae), with the description of two new genera. Zootaxa 1363, 23–38 (correction in Zootaxa 1426: 68) - get paper here
  • Tilbury, C. 2010. Chameleons of Africa: An Atlas, Including the Chameleons of Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt M., 831 pp.
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