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Furcifer angeli (BRYGOO & DOMERGUE, 1968)

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Angel’s chameleon 
SynonymChamaeleo angeli BRYGOO & DOMERGUE 1968: 104
Furcifer angeli — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 252
Furcifer angeli — NECAS 1999: 214
Furcifer angeli — NECAS 2012 
DistributionNW Madagascar

Type locality: “P.K. 450 de la R.N. 4, N. de Tsaramandroso (foret de l’Ankarafantsika)”  
TypesHolotype: MNHN-RA 1967.0174 (by original designation) 
EtymologyNamed after Fernand Angel (1881-1950), French herpetologist. See Guibé & Davis (1951) for an obituary. 
  • 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. A. Domergue 1968. Les Caméléos á rostre impair et rigide de l'Ouest de Madagascar. Validité des espéces Chamaeleo labordi Grandidier, 1872, et C. antimena Grandidier, 1872. Description d'une espéce nouvelle C. angeli n.sp. et de la femelle de C. rhinoceratus Gray, 184 Mém. Mus. nat. Hist. nat., Paris A 52 (2): 71-110
  • Evans, A. M., Marshal, J. P., & Alexander, G. J. 2021. Forest patch characteristics affect reptile occurrence in north‐western Madagascar. Austral Ecology - get paper here
  • 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
  • Glaw,F. & Vences,M. 2001. Ein seltenes Chamäleon aus Madagaskar. DATZ 54 (7): 16-19
  • Guibé, J. & Davis, D.D. 1951. Fernand Angel, 1881-1950. Copeia 1951 (1): 1-2 - get paper here
  • Necas, P. 2012. Chamäleons der Gattung Furcifer. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (95): 20-27 - 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)
  • Rakotoarison, Andolalao; Jesse Erens, Fanomezana M. Ratsoavina, Miguel Vences 2015. Amphibian and reptile records from around the Betsiboka delta area in North-Western Madagascar. Herpetology Notes 8: 535-543 - get paper here
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