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Trioceros incornutus (LOVERIDGE, 1932)

IUCN Red List - Trioceros incornutus - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common NamesUkinga hornless chameleon 
SynonymChamaeleon incornutus LOVERIDGE 1932: 380
Chamaeleon incornutus — DAAN & HILLENIUS 1966: 128
Chamaeleo (Trioceros) incornutus — NECAS 1999: 281
Trioceros incornutus — TILBURY & TOLLEY 2009
Trioceros incornutus — TILBURY 2010: 632 
DistributionTanzania (Poroto Mts., Rungwe Mts., Ukinga Mts.)

Type locality: Madehani, Ukinga Mts., Tanzania. 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.
TypesHolotype: MCZ 31350 
  • Broadley, D. G. & HOWELL, K. M. 1991. A check list of the reptiles of Tanzania, with synoptic keys. Syntarsus 1: 1—70
  • Broadley, D.G.; Kelly, C.M.R. 1996. Geographical Distribution - Chamaeleo incornutus. African Herp News (25): 45-45
  • Daan, S. & Hillenius,D. 1966. Catalogue of the type specimens of amphibians and reptiles in the Zoological Museum, Amsterdam. Beaufortia 13: 117-144
  • Glaw, F. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - get paper here
  • HILDENHAGEN, T. 2004. Chamäleons die unbekannten Wesen - Vorstellung von Chamaeleo (T.) incornutus, LOVERIDGE 1932. CHAMAELEO 14(2): 19-20. - get paper here
  • Loveridge,A. 1932. New reptiles and amphibians from Tanganyika Territory and Kenya Colony. Bull. Mus. comp. Zool. Harvard 72: 375-387 - 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
  • Spawls, S.; Howell, K.; Drewes, R.C. & Ashe, J. 2002. A field guide to the reptiles of East Africa. Academic Press, 543 pp. [reviews in HR 34: 396 and Afr. J. Herp. 51; 147] - 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.
  • Tilbury, C. R. & Tolley, Krystal A. 2009. A re-appraisal of the systematics of the African genus Chamaeleo (Reptilia: Chamaeleonidae). Zootaxa 2079: 57–68 - get paper here
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