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Nadzikambia baylissi BRANCH & TOLLEY, 2010

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymNadzikambia baylissi BRANCH & TOLLEY 2010
Nadzikambia baylissi — LIVIGNI 2013: 281 
DistributionMozambique (evergreen forest on Mount Mabu)

Type locality: forest base camp in the extensive, mid-altitude forest that nestles under the eastern face of Mount Mabu, Zambézia Province, Mozambique (16°17’10.1’’ S, 36°24’ 02.2’’ E, ca. 967 m elevation.  
TypesHolotype: PEM R18055, adult male. 
EtymologyThe patronym honours the outstanding contributions of Dr Julian Bayliss, field organiser of recent surveys undertaken under the auspices of the Darwin Initiative to montane isolates in central Mozambique, and which have considerably increased our knowledge of the regional herpetofauna. 
  • Branch W.R. & Tolley, K.A. 2010. A new species of chameleon (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae: Nadzikambia) from Mount Mabu, central Mozambique. African Journal of Herpetology 59 (2): 157-172 - get paper here
  • Conradie, Werner; Gabriela B. Bittencourt-Silva, Hanlie M. Engelbrecht, Simon P. Loader, Michele Menegon, Cristóvão Nanvonamuquitxo, Michael Scott, Krystal A. Tolley, 2016. Exploration into the hidden world of Mozambique’s sky island forests: new discoveries of reptiles and amphibians. Zoosyst. Evol. 92 (2): 163–180, DOI 10.3897/zse.92.9948 - get paper here
  • Glaw, F. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). [type catalogue] Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - get paper here
  • LiVigni, F. (ed.) 2013. A Life for Reptiles and Amphibians, Volume 1. Chimaira, Frankfurt, 495 pp. - get paper here
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