Rieppeleon brevicaudatus

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Rieppeleon brevicaudatus

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: Brookesiinae
Genus: Rieppeleon
Species: Rieppeleon brevicaudatus

Name[edit]

Rieppeleon brevicaudatus (Matschie, 1892)

Type locality: Derema, Usambara Mts., Tanzania.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Chamaeleon (Brookesia) brevicaudatus Matschie 1892
  • Rhampholeon boettgeri Pfeffer 1893
  • Rhampholeon brevicaudatusNecas 1999: 284

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.
  • Necas, P. & Schmidt, W. 2004. Mysterious Mini-Dragons: the stump-tailed chameleons Brookesia and Rhampholeon. Reptilia (GB) (35): 10–21.
  • Matthee, C.; Tilbury, C.R. & Townsend, T. 2004. A phylogenetic review of the African leaf chameleons: genus Rhampholeon (Chamaeleonidae): the role of vicariance and climate change in speciation. Proc. Roy. Soc. (London) B271: 1967–1975.
  • Rieppeleon brevicaudatus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 11 Mar 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Bearded Pygmy Chameleon