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Taxonavigation: Acrodonta
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Infraordo: Acrodonta

Familia: Chamaeleonidae
Subfamilia: Chamaeleoninae
Genus: Kinyongia
Species: K. adolfifriderici – K. asheorum – K. carpenteri – K. excubitor – K. fischeri – K. gyrolepis – K. magomberae – K. oxyrhinum – K. tavetanum – K. tenue – K. uthmoelleri – K. vanheygeni – K. xenorhinum

[list of species after Tilbury, Tolley & Branch (2006: 34), Nečas et al. (2009), Nečas (2009), Menegon et al. (2009)]

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Kinyongia Tilbury, Tolley & Branch, 2006



Type Species[edit]


cited sources[edit]

  • Menegon, M.; Tolley, K.A.; Jones, T.; Rovero, F.; Marshall, A.R.; Tilbury, C.R. 2009: A new species of chameleon (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae: Kinyongia) from the Magombera forest and the Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania. African journal of herpetology, 58: 59-70. ISSN: 0441-6651 PDF
  • Nečas, P. 2009: A new chameleon of the genus Kinyongia Tilbury, Tolley & Branch 2006 from Poroto Mts., southern Tanzania (Reptilia: Sauria: Chamaelonidae). Sauria, 31(2): 41-48. [not seen]
  • Nečas, P.; Sindaco, R.; Kořený, L.; Kopečná, J.; Malonza, P.K.; Modrý, D. 2009: Kinyongia asheorum sp. n., a new montane chameleon from the Nyiro Range, northern Kenya (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). Zootaxa, 2028: 41-50. Abstract & excerpt
  • Tilbury, C.R.; Tolley, K.A.; Branch, W.R. 2006: A review of the systematics of the genus Bradypodion (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae), with the description of two new genera. Zootaxa, 1363: 23-38. Abstract & excerpt

additional references[edit]

  • Eli Greenbaum, Krystal A. Tolley, Abdulmeneem Joma, and Chifundera Kusamba (2012) A New Species of Chameleon (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae: Kinyongia) from the Northern Albertine Rift, Central Africa. Herpetologica: March 2012, Vol. 68, No. 1, pp. 60-75. doi: 10.1655/HERPETOLOGICA-D-11-00026.1 [abstract only seen]
  • Klaver, C.; Böhme, W. 1988: Systematics of Bradypodion tenue (Matschie, 1892) (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae) with a description of a new species from the Uluguru and Uzungwe Mountains, Tanzania. Bonner zoologische Beiträge, 39: 381-393.
  • Lutzmann, N.; Nečas, P. 2002: On the status of Bradypodion tavetanum (Steindachner, 1891) from Taita-Hills, Kenya, with description of a new subspecies (Reptilia: Sauria: Chamaeleonidae). Salamandra, 38: 5-14.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: African Chameleons