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Acanthocercus minutus (KLAUSEWITZ, 1957)

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Higher TaxaAgamidae (Agaminae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Blue-headed tree agama, Black-necked (Ridgeback) agama, Southern Tree Agama, Blue-throated Agama
G: Blaukehlagame 
SynonymAgama atricollis minuta KLAUSEWITZ 1957: 170
Agama atricollis loveridgei KLAUSEWITZ 1957: 170
Agama atricollis loveridgei — WERMUTH 1967: 9
Acanthocercus minutus — WAGNER et al. 2018: 807 
DistributionEthiopia, Kenya

Type locality: Dscheffedenza, Shoa, Abessinien.  
TypesHolotype: ZMB 29A89 adult male 
DiagnosisDiagnosis: Klausewitz 1957: 171

Description: Klausewitz 1957: 171

Coloration: Klausewitz 1957: 171 
CommentDistribution: See map in Wagner et al. 2018: 804 (Fig. 14). 
  • Klausewitz, W. 1957. Eidonomische Untersuchungen über die Rassenkreise Agama cyanogaster und Agama atricollis. 2. Die Unterarten von Agama atricollis. Senckenbergiana biologica 38: 157-174
  • Wagner, Philipp; Eli Greenbaum, Aaron M Bauer, Chifundera Kusamba & Adam D Leaché 2018. Lifting the blue-headed veil – integrative taxonomy of the Acanthocercus atricollis species complex (Squamata: Agamidae). African Journal of Herpetology - get paper here
  • Wermuth, Heinz 1967. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien. Agamidae. Das Tierreich 86: 1-127
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