Kinyongia multituberculata (NIEDEN, 1913)
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Kinyongia multituberculata?
|Higher Taxa||Chamaeleonidae, Sauria (lizards)|
|Common Names||E: West Usambara two-horned chamaeleon|
|Synonym||Chamaeleon fischeri multituberculatus NIEDEN 1913: 248|
Chamaeleon fischeri werneri NIEDEN 1913: 248
Bradypodion fischeri multituberculatum — BROADLEY & HOWELL 1991: 12
Kinyongia fischeri multituberculatum — TILBURY et al. 2006
Kinyongia multituberculata — MARIAUX et al. 2008
Kinyongia multituberculata — TILBURY 2010: 383
|Distribution||Tanzania (W/E Usambara Mts., up to 2300 m elevation)|
Type locality: Phillipshof bei Wilhelmstal = Magamba, near Lushoto, W. Usambara Mts., Tanzania. Map legend:
- 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 this does not always work properly. We are working on it.
|Types||Lectotype: ZMB 51344 male; Paralectotype: ZMB 23227 female|
|Comment||van Hoof et al. (2006) give REICHENOW 1894 as author of B. f. multituberculatum.|
Differential diagnosis: Differs from all two-horned species by its dorsal crest extending along the whole length of male’s back and up to the middle of female’s back and scalation on the body and legs with numerous coarse, convex tubercles; also differs from all species (except K. vosseleri) by the presence of a tail crest.