Trioceros pfefferi

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 pfefferi

NameEdit

Trioceros pfefferi (Tornier, 1900)

Holotype: ZMB, 15050.
Type locality: Nyassosso, Nkossogebirge (= Nyasoso, Mt. Kupe), Kamerun.

SynonymsEdit

  • Chamaeleon pfefferi Tornier 1900: 21
  • Trioceros pfefferi Tilbury & Tolley, 2009

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

  • Tornier, G. 1900. Beschreibung eines neuen Chamaeleons. Zoologischer Anzeiger. 23: 21–23.

Additional referencesEdit

  • Gonwouo, L.N., LeBreton, M., Wild, C., Chirio, L., Ngassam, P. & Tchamba, M.N. 2006. Geographic and ecological distribution of the endemic montane chameleons along the Cameroon maountain range. Salamandra 42(4): 213–230.
  • 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)
  • Trioceros pfefferi at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 21 November 2012.

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Pfeffer's Chameleon