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Chamaeleo dilepis  Leach, 1819
Taxonomic Serial No.: 715159

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Flap-neck Chameleon [English]
    Flapneck Chameleon [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                                     GenusChamaeleo Laurenti, 1768 – Chameleons  
                                        SpeciesChamaeleo dilepis Leach, 1819 – Flap-neck Chameleon, Flapneck Chameleon  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Subspecies Chamaeleo dilepis dilepis Leach, 1819  
                                           Subspecies Chamaeleo dilepis idjwiensis Loveridge, 1942  
                                           Subspecies Chamaeleo dilepis isabellinus Günther, 1893  
                                           Subspecies Chamaeleo dilepis martensi Mertens, 1964  
                                           Subspecies Chamaeleo dilepis petersii Gray, 1865  
                                           Subspecies Chamaeleo dilepis quilensis Bocage, 1866 – Bocage's Chameleon 
                                           Subspecies Chamaeleo dilepis roperi Boulenger, 1890  
                                           Subspecies Chamaeleo dilepis ruspolii Boettger, 1893  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Chamaeleo dilepis    
  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: Chamaeleo dilepis, Flapneck Chameleon [English]   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  






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