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Rhampholeon spectrum  (Buchholz, 1874)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 715093

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Cameroon Stumptail Chameleon [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderIguania  – iguanes, Iguanas  
                               FamilyChamaeleonidae  – Chameleons  
                                     GenusRhampholeon Günther, 1874 – African Leaf Chameleons  
                                        SpeciesRhampholeon spectrum (Buchholz, 1874) – Cameroon Stumptail Chameleon  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Rhampholeon spectrum    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Rhampholeon spectrum, Cameroon Stumptail Chameleon [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mariaux, Jean, and Colin R. Tilbury  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: The pygmy chameleons of the Eastern Arc Range (Tanzania): evolutionary relationships and the description of three new species of Rhampholeon (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Herpetological Journal, vol. 16, no. 3   
  Page(s): 315-331   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0268-0130   
  Reference for: Rhampholeon spectrum   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Matthee, Conrad A., Colin R. Tilbury, and Ted Townsend  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: A phylogenetic review of the African leaf chameleons: genus Rhampholeon (Chamaeleonidae): the role of vicariance and climate change in speciation   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Royal Society B (Biological Sciences), vol. 271, no. 1551   
  Page(s): 1967-1975   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0962-8452   
  Reference for: Rhampholeon spectrum   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  






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