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Trioceros balebicornutus (TILBURY, 1998)

IUCN Red List - Trioceros balebicornutus - Near Threatened, NT

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common Names 
SynonymChamaeleo (Trioceros) balebicornutus TILBURY 1998
Chamaeleo (Trioceros) balebicornatus — NECAS 1999: 280
Trioceros balebicornutus — TILBURY & TOLLEY 2009
Trioceros balebicornutus — TILBURY 2010: 558 
DistributionC Ethiopia

Type locality: Katcha clearing, 2400m elevation, Harenna Forest, Bale mountains, C Ethiopia (6° 42'N, 39° 44'E; Distr.: Harenna forest between 2400-3300 m, endemic.  
TypesHolotype: ZFMK 63049, adult male; Paratype: was ZFMK 63051, now 2MB 79560. 
Etymologynamed after its type locality. 
  • Glaw, F. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). [type catalogue] Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - get paper here
  • Hughes, DF, Blackburn, DG. 2019. Evolutionary origins of viviparity in Chamaeleonidae. J Zool Syst Evol Res. 58 (1): 284-302 [2020] - get paper here
  • Largen, M.J.; Spawls, S. 2006. Lizards of Ethiopia (Reptilia Sauria): an annotated checklist, bibliography, gazetteer and identification. Tropical Zoology 19 (1): 21-109 - get paper here
  • Largen, M.J.; Spawls, S. 2010. Amphibians and Reptiles of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 694 pp.
  • 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)
  • Spawls, Stephen; Tomáš Mazuch& Abubakr Mohammad 2023. Handbook of Amphibians and Reptiles of North-east Africa. Bloomsbury, 640 pp. - get paper here
  • Tilbury, C. 1998. Two new chameleons (Sauria:Chamaeleonidae) from isolated Afromontane forests in Sudan and Ethiopia. Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 47 (3-4): 293-299. - 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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