Brookesia superciliaris

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Brookesia superciliaris

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Acrodonta 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata Episquamata Toxicofera
Subordo: Iguania
Infraordo: Acrodonta

Familia: Chamaeleonidae
Subfamilia: Brookesiinae
Genus: Brookesia
Species: Brookesia superciliaris

Name[edit]

Brookesia superciliaris (Kuhl, 1820)

Type locality: Probably from Africa (fide Necas & Schmidt 2004).

Holotype: BMNH.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Chamaeleo superciliaris Kuhl 1820
  • Chameleo brookesiana Gray 1827
  • Chameleo brookesii - Gray 1831
  • Chamaeleo BrookesiiDuméril & Bibron 1836: 235
  • Chameleo brookesianus - Gray, (err. pro B. superciliaris) 1845
  • Chamaeleo balteus - Angel, (err. pro Chameleo balteatus) 1942
  • Chameleo brookesia - Angel 1942

References[edit]

  • Kuhl,H. 1820. Beiträge zur Zoologie und vergleichenden Anatomie. Hermannsche Buchhandlung, Frankfurt, 152 pp.
  • Nečas, P. 1999. Chameleons – Nature's Hidden Jewels. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt; 348 pp. ISBN 3-930612-04-6 (Europe). ISBN 1-57524-137-4 (USA, Canada). Reference page
  • Necas, P. & Schmidt, W. 2004. Stump-tailed Chameleons. Miniature Dragons of the Rainforest. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 256 pp. [review in Elaphe 14(1): 24].
  • Ratsoavina, F.M., et al. 2010. Molecular phylogeography of a widespread Malagasy leaf chameleon species, Brookesia superciliaris. Zootaxa 2554: 62–64. Preview (PDF).
  • van Hoof, J., et al. 2006. Kameleons, een fascinerende hobby. Lacerta 64(5–6): 1–96.
  • Brookesia superciliaris at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 10 Mar 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

čeština: Brokesie růžkatá, brokesie Kuhlova
English: Brown Leaf Chameleon