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Trioceros perreti (KLAVER & BÖHME, 1992)

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Perret’s Chameleon
G: Perret’s Chamäleon 
SynonymChamaeleo (Trioceros) wiedersheimi perreti (KLAVER & BÖHME, 1992)
Chamaeleo wiedersheimi perreti — GONWOUO et al. 2006
Chamaeleo perreti — BAREJ et al. 2010 

Type locality: Nsoung, Manengouba Mts., Cameroon.  
TypesHolotype: MHNG 1010-52; paratypes: ZFMK, MHNG, SMF 
EtymologyNamed after Jean-Luc Perret (b. 1925), a herpetologist who concentrates on African amphibians. He was also Honorary Curator, Department of Herpetology and Ichthyology, Museum d'Histoire Naturelle, Geneva, where he was previously a Research Assistant (1970-1987). 
  • Barej, Michael F.; Ivan Ineich, Václav Gvoždík,, Nathaly Lhermitte-Vallarino, Nono Legrand Gonwouo, Matthew LeBreton, Ursula Bott, & Andreas Schmitz 2010. Insights into chameleons of the genus Trioceros (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae) in Cameroon, with the resurrection of Chamaeleon serratus Mertens, 1922. Bonn Zool. Bull. 57 (2): 211–229 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Chirio, L. & Lebreton, M. 2007. Atlas des reptiles du Cameroun. MNHN, IRD, Paris 688 pp.
  • Glaw, F. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). [type catalogue] Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - get paper here
  • Gonwouo, L.N.; LeBreton, M.; Wild, C.; Chirio, L.; Ngassam, P. & Tchamba, M.N. 2006. Geographic and ecological distribution of the endemic montane chameleons along the Cameroon maountain range. Salamandra 42 (4): 213-230 - get paper here
  • Hillenius, D. 1978. Notes on chameleons IV. A new chameleon from the Miocene of Fort Ternan, Kenya (Chamaeleonidae, Reptilia). [C. intermedius]. Beaufortia 28 (343): 9-15
  • Höveler, G. 1999. Haltung und Nachzucht von Chamaeleo (Trioceros) wiedersheimi perreti KLAVER & BÖHME 1992. Elaphe 7 (1): 2-8
  • Hughes, DF, Blackburn, DG. 2019. Evolutionary origins of viviparity in Chamaeleonidae. J Zool Syst Evol Res. 58 (1): 284-302 [2020] - get paper here
  • Klaver, C. & W. Böhme 1992. The species of Chamaeleo cristatus group from Cameroon and adjacent countries, West Africa. Bonner Zoologische Beiträge 43 (3): 433-476. - get paper here
  • Mertens, R. 1922. Ein neues Chamäleon aus Kamerun. Zool. Anz. 54: 190-192. - get paper here
  • Müller, R.; Walbröl, U. & Koch, A. 2007. Weitere Beobachtungen und Bemerkungen zur Wasseraufnahme bei Chamäleons (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae). Sauria 29 (1): 23-32 - 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)
  • Nieden, F. 1910. Verzeichnis der bei Amani in Deutschostafrika vorkommenden Reptilien und Amphibien. Sber. Ges. naturf. Freunde, Berlin 10: 41-452.
  • Nieden, F. 1910. Die Reptilien (ausser der Schlangen) und Amphibien. In: Die Fauna der deutschen Kolonien. Reihe 1. Kamerun Heft 2. Berlin: 75pp.
  • Nieden, F. 1910. Neue Reptilien und Amphibien aus Kamerun. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 76: 234- 246. - get paper here
  • Perret, J. L. 1957. Découverte de la femelle Chamaeleo quadricornis Tornier et nore sur les Camélèons du Cameroun. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 64 (4): 79-89 - get paper here
  • Pietschmann, J. 1995. Vorstellung der in der Zuchtgemeinschaft Chamaeleonidae gezüchteten Chamäleonarten. Teil 2: Chamaeleo (Trioceros) wiedersheimi Nieden, 1910 und die Zucht von Chamaeleo (Triocerus) wiedersheimi perreti Klaver & Böhme, 1992. Sauria 17 (2): 25-30 - get paper here
  • 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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