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Kinyongia xenorhina (BOULENGER, 1901)

IUCN Red List - Kinyongia xenorhina - Near Threatened, NT

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesStrange-horned chameleon 
SynonymChamaeleon xenorhinus BOULENGER 1901
Chamaeleo xenorhinos — BROADLEY 1998
Bradypodion xenorhinum — NECAS 1999: 276
Kinyongia xenorhina — TILBURY et al. 2006
Kinyongia xenorhina — TILBURY 2010: 423 
DistributionW Uganda, E Zaire (= Democratic Republic of the Congo: Ruwenzori Mts.)

Type locality: Mt. Ruwenzori (6000 ft. elevation), Uganda Map legend:
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.
 
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.8.21.64-65 (2 specimens). 
Comment 
References
  • BONGERS, W.& N. LUTZMANN 2002. Bradypodion xenorhinum eine erste gesunde Nachzucht. CHAMAELEO 12(2): 23-26. - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G. A. 1901. Description of two new Chamaeleon from Mount Ruwenzori, British East Africa. Proc. zool. Soc., London 1901 (2): 135-136. - get paper here
  • Broadley, D.G. 1998. The reptilian fauna of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa). In: Schmidt, K.P. and Noble, G.K., Contributions to the Herpetology of the Belgian Congo... [reprint of the 1919 and 1923 papers]. SSAR Facsimile reprints in Herpetology, 780 pp.
  • Glaw, F. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - get paper here
  • 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)
  • Schmidt, W.; Tamm, K. & Wallikewitz, E. 2010. Chamäleons - Drachen unserer Zeit. Natur und Tier Verlag, 328 pp. [review in Reptilia 101: 64, 2013] - 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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