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Rhampholeon waynelotteri MENEGON, LYAKURWA, LOADER & TOLLEY, 2022

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymRhampholeon waynelotteri MENEGON, LYAKURWA, LOADER & TOLLEY 2022: 105 

Type locality: Kanga Forest Reserve in the Nguru Mountains landscape, at 1280 m a.s.l., (-5.9168; 37.7056), Mvomero District, Morogoro Region of Tanzania.  
TypesHolotype: MTSN 8542, Adult male in the MUSE, the Science Museum of Trento, collected in the Kanga Forest Reserve on the 22 March 2004 by Michele Menegon (Fig. 12 and Table S2).
Paratypes: Four adult males – MTSN 8537, MTSN 8538, MTSN 8540, MTSN 8543 and two adult females – MTSN 8539, MTSN 8541 with the same locality as holotype. 
  • Kwet, A. 2023. Liste der im Jahr 2022 neu beschriebenen Reptilien. Elaphe 2023 (3): 48-73
  • Menegon, M., Lyakurwa, J. V., Loader, S. P., & Tolley, K. A. 2022. Cryptic diversity in pygmy chameleons (Chamaeleonidae: Rhampholeon) of the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania, with description of six new species. Acta Herpetologica, 17(2), 85-113 - get paper here
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