Furcifer nicosiai

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Furcifer nicosiai

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: Furcifer
Species: Furcifer nicosiai

Name[edit]

Furcifer nicosiai Jesu, Mattioli & Schimmenti, 1999

Type locality: Trano Passage, Strict, Nature Reserve No 9, „Tsingy de Bemaraha“, 18° 42‘ S, 44° 43‘ E, 90 m a.s.l. (= elevation), Antsalova Fivondranana, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar.

References[edit]

  • Jesu, R., Mattioli, F. & G. Schimmenti 1999. On the discovery of a new large chameleon inhabiting the limestone outcrops of western Madagascar: Furcifer nicosiai sp. nov. (Reptilia, Chamaeleonidae). Doriana 8 (311): 1–14.
  • Furcifer nicosiai at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 17 Mar 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Nicosia Chameleon