Chamaeleo zeylanicus

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Chamaeleo zeylanicus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Acrodonta
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Infraordo: Acrodonta

Familia: Chamaeleonidae
Subfamilia: Chamaeleoninae
Genus: Chamaeleo
Species: Chamaeleo zeylanicus

Name[edit]

Chamaeleo zeylanicus Laurenti, 1768

Type locality: Ceylon (= Sri Lanka), restricted by Mertens 1969.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Chamaeleo zebra Bory de St. Vincent 1823
  • Chamaeleo coromandelicus Fitzinger 1843
  • Chamaeleo vulgaris var. marmoratus Gray 1865
  • Chamaeleo ceylonicus - Stoliczka 1872 (n. emend. pro Chamaeleo zeylanicus Laurenti 1768)

References[edit]

  • Laurenti, J. N. 1768. Specimen medicum, exhibens synopsin reptilium emendatam cum experimentis circa venena et antidota reptilium austracorum, quod authoritate et consensu. Vienna, Joan. Thomae, 217 pp.
  • Fritz, U. & Havas, P. 2007. Checklist of Chelonians of the World. Vertebrate Zoology 57(2): 149-368.
  • Necas, Petr 1999. Chameleons - Nature's Hidden Jewels. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt; 348 pp.; ISBN 3-930612-04-6 (Europe) ISBN 1-57524-137-4 (USA, Canada).
  • Chamaeleo zeylanicus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 16 Mar 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Indian chameleon
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