Kinyongia tenue

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Kinyongia tenue

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: Kinyongia
Species: Kinyongia tenue

Name[edit]

Kinyongia tenue (Matschie, 1892)

Type locality: Derema, Usambara Mts., Tanzania.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Chamaeleon tenuis Matschie 1892
  • Bradypodion tenueNecas 1999: 195
  • Kinyongia tenuisTilbury et al. 2006

References[edit]

  • Matschie, P. 1892. Über eine kleine Sammlung von Säugethieren und Reptilien, welche Herr L. Conradt aus Usambara (Deutsch Ostafrika) heimgebracht hat. Sber. Ges. naturf. Freunde, Berlin (1892): 101–110.
  • Tilbury C.R., Tolley K.A. & Branch W.R. 2006. A review of the systematics of the genus Bradypodion (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae), with the description of two new genera. Zootaxa 1363, 23–38.
  • Gockel M., Hufer, H. & Kallas S. 2001. Biotopbeobachtung, Haltung und Vermehrung von Bradypodion tenue (MATSCHIE 1892). Elaphe 9 (2): 11–17.
  • Kinyongia tenue at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 18 Mar 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Matschie's Dwarf Chameleon; Usambara Soft-horned Chameleon