Chamaeleo namaquensis

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Chamaeleo namaquensis

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: Chamaeleoninae
Genus: Chamaeleo
Species: Chamaeleo namaquensis

Name[edit]

Chamaeleo namaquensis Smith, 1831

Type locality: Little Namaqualand, near the mouth of the Orange River, South Africa (Smith 1831).

Holotype: MHNP 8017.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Chamaeleo capensis Bonnaterre 1789: 32 (?)
  • Chamaeleo tuberculiferus Gray 1845: 267 (fide Duméril & Duméril 1851: 32)
  • Chamaeleon namaquensisWerner 1911: 40

References[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Namakwaverkleurmannetjie
Deutsch: Namaqua-Chamäleon
English: Namaqua Chameleon