Calumma amber

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Calumma amber

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
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata Episquamata Toxicofera
Subordo: Iguania
Infraordo: Acrodonta

Familia: Chamaeleonidae
Subfamilia: Chamaeleoninae
Genus: Calumma
Species: Calumma amber

Name[edit]

Calumma amber Raxworthy & Nussbaum, 2006

Type locality: Madagascar, Antsiranana Province, Antsir- anana Fivondronana, Montagne d’Ambre National Park, Antomboka River, 12°32.3’ S, 49°10.0’E, 1150 m elevation.

Holotype: UMMZ 206597 (RAN 38139).

References[edit]

  • Raxworthy, C.J. & Nussbaum, R.A. 2006. Six New Species of Occipital-Lobed Calumma Chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae) from Montane Regions of Madagascar, with a New Description and Revision of Calumma brevicorne. Copeia 2006 (4): 711–734.
  • Calumma amber at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 11 Mar 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Amber Chameleon