Chamaeleo


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Chamaeleo

the genus of chameleons. Includes C. dilepis, C jacksonii.
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africana (Werner, 1895) -- 1 Chamaeleonidae Chamaeleo dilepis Leach, 1819 16 -- Scincidae Melanoseps loveridgei Brygoo et Roux-Esteve, -- 14 1981 Lygosoma sundevalli (A.
The protruding eyes of Chameleons, covered with scaly lids, are unique: in Figure 4, the supraoculars of Chamaeleo and Brookesia from Madagascar are emphasized.
The list concerns: several species of blastomussa from Indonesia (coral); chamaeleo gracilis from Benin (chameleon); two species of euphorbia from Madagascar (plant); geochelone pardalis from Mozambique (leopard tortoise); several species of mantella from Madagascar (small, brightly coloured frog); species of naja from Laos (cobra) (for which import restrictions were recommended in April 2004 to all parties to the Convention on international trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora); psittacus erithacus from Nigeria (African grey parrot); and ursus arctos from British Colombia, Canada, as a hunting trophy (brown bear).
The most important reptiles in the reserve are the Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus), which is in danger of extinction; the fandrefriala (Ithycyphus perineti), a long, slender tree snake with a bright red tip to its tail; and the chameleon Chamaeleo cucullatus), one of the 30 species of this genus that occurs in Madagascar.
The genera Chamaeleo and Leptosiaphos exhibit a considerable degree of endemism in the Cameroon Highlands, with the majority of the Kupe Leptosiaphos belonging to three new taxa (J.
The Malagasy chameleon, Chamaeleo verrucosus Cuvier, 1829, is a large saurian endemic to southern Madagascar (Brygoo, 1978).
ESTUDIO DE PROBLEMAS DE GESTACION EN CHAMAELEO CALYPTRATUS Autores: Sanz, A.