Trioceros marsabitensis

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Acrodonta 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
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: Trioceros
Species: Trioceros marsabitensis

NameEdit

Trioceros marsabitensis (Tilbury, 1991)

Type locality: Marsabit Mountain forest, Kenya.

Holotype: BMNH 1988.406.

SynonymsEdit

  • Chamaeleo marsabitensis Tilbury, 1991
  • Trioceros conirostratus Tilbury & Tolley, 2009

ReferencesEdit

  • Tilbury, C.R. 1991. A new species of Chamaeleo Laurenti 1768 (Reptilia: Chamaeleonidae) from a relict montane forest in northern Kenya. Tropical Zoology 4: 159–165.
  • Necas, P., Modry, D. & Slapeta, J.R. 2003. Chamaeleo (Trioceros) narraioca n. sp. (Reptilia: Chamaeleonidae), a new chameleon species from a relict montane forest of Mount Kulal, northern Kenya. Tropical Zoology 16(1): 1–12.
  • 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
  • Tilbury, C.R. & Tolley, K.A. 2009. A re-appraisal of the systematics of the African genus Chamaeleo (Reptilia: Chamaeleonidae). Zootaxa 2079: 57–68. Abstract & excerpt (PDF)
  • Chamaeleo marsabitensis at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 16 March 2008.

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Tilbury's Chameleon