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Trioceros schoutedeni (LAURENT, 1952)

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Schouteden’s Montane dwarf Chameleon 
SynonymChamaeleo bitaeniatus schoutedeni LAURENT 1952: 20
Chamaeleo bivittatus — MÜLLER 1887 (err. pro Chamaeleo bitaeniatus FISCHER 1884)
Chamaeleo rudis schoutedeni — RAND 1963: 18
Chamaeleo rudis schoutedeni — MERTENS 1966: 26
Chamaeleo (Trioceros) schoutedeni — NECAS 1999: 148
Trioceros schoutedeni — TILBURY & TOLLEY 2009
Trioceros schoutedeni — TILBURY 2010: 730
Trioceros schoutedeni — SPAWLS et al. 2018: 302 
DistributionRwanda, E Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Type locality: “Vallée de la Kabumbe, région du Mont Kabobo (2400 m elevation), Terr.d’Albertville, Zaire”.  
TypesHolotype: RMCA R.26186 fide D. Meirte, pers. comm. 19. Nov 2013. Also given as MRAC 2186. 
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  • Laurent, R. F. 1952. Reptiles et Batraciens nouveaux du massif du Mont Kabobo et du plateau des Marungu. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 46: 18-34.
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  • Mertens, Robert 1966. Liste der rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien: Chamaeleonidae. Das Tierreich 83: 1-37
  • Necas, P.; Modry, D.; Slapeta, J. R. 2003. Chamaeleo (Trioceros) narraioca n. sp. (Reptilia: Chamaeleonidae), a new chameleon species from a relict montane forest of Mount Kulal, northern Kenya. Tropical Zoology 16 (1): 1-12 - 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)
  • Rand, A. S. 1963. Notes on the Chamaeleo bitaeniatus complex. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. Harvard 130 (1): 1-29. - get paper here
  • Spawls, Steve; Kim Howell, Harald Hinkel, Michele Menegon 2018. Field Guide to East African Reptiles. Bloomsbury, 624 pp. - get paper here
  • STIPALA, JAN; NICOLA LUTZMÁNN, PATRICK K. MALONZA, LUCA BORGH-ESIO, PAUL WILKINSON, BRENDAN GODLEY, MATTHEW R. EVANS 2011. A new species of chameleon (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae) from the highlands of northwest Kenya. Zootaxa 3002: 1–16 - get paper here
  • STIPALA, JAN; NICOLA LUTZMANN, PATRICK K. MALONZA, PAUL WILKINSON, BRENDAN GODLEY, JOASH NYAMACHE & MATTHEW R. EVANS 2012. A new species of chameleon (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae) from the Aberdare Mountains in the central highlands of Kenya. Zootaxa 3391: 1–22 - 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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