Furcifer rhinoceratus

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Furcifer rhinoceratus

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: Furcifer
Species: Furcifer rhinoceratus

Name[edit]

Furcifer rhinoceratus (Boettger, 1893)

Type locality: Madagascar.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Chamaeleon voeltzkowi Boettger 1893
  • Chamaeleon rhinoceratus Gray 1845
  • Chamaeleo rhinoceros Gray 1843: 46 (nomen oblitum)
  • Sauroceras rhinoceratumGray 1865: 354

References[edit]

  • Boettger, Oskar 1893. Katalog der Reptilien-Sammlung im Museum der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Frankfurt am Main. I. Teil (Rhynchocephalen, Schildkröten, Krokodile, Eidechsen, Chamäleons). Gebrüder Knauer, Frankfurt a. M., x + 140 pp.
  • Glaw, F. & Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln. ISBN 3-929449-01-3.
  • 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. 
  • Furcifer rhinoceratus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 17 March 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Rhinoceros Chameleon