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Calumma capuroni (BRYGOO, BLANC & DOMERGUE, 1972)

IUCN Red List - Calumma capuroni - Vulnerable, VU

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymChamaeleo capuroni BRYGOO, BLANC & DOMERGUE 1972: 601
Calumma capuroni — KLAVER & BÖHME 1986
Calumma capuroni — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 251
Calumma capuroni — NECAS 1999: 278 
DistributionMadagascar (Massif situé a lÇextremité septentrionale des chaines Anosyennes, 1900-1950 m elevation)

Type locality: Massif situé à l’extremité septentrionale des chaines Anosyennes (1900-1950 m elevation), Madagascar  
TypesHolotype: MNHN-RA A0332; paratypes: MNHN-RA A0333-A0341 
EtymologyNamed after René Capuron (1921-1971), a French botanist and forester who lived in Madagascar for nearly 25 years, during which he made 154 collecting trips. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Brygoo, E. R. & C. P. Blanc & C. A. Domergue 1972. Notes sur les Chamaeleo de Madagascar. X. Deux nouveaux Caméléons des hauts sommets de Madagascar: C. capuroni n.sp. et C. gastrotaenia andringitraensis n.subsp. Bull. Mus. nat. Hist. nat., Paris (3) 56 Zool. 42: 601-613
  • Glaw ,F. & Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • Glaw, F. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). [type catalogue] Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - 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)
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