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Brookesia nasus

Brookesia nasus (*)

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
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: Brookesiinae
Genus: Brookesia
Species: Brookesia nasus
Subspecies: B. n. nasus – B. n. pauliani
Name

Brookesia nasus Boulenger, 1887

Type locality: Ekongo, SE Madagascar.

Holotype: BMNH 1879.10.21.8.
Synonyms

Evoluticauda nasus — Angel 1942: 178
Brookesia betsileana Ahl 1927

References

Boulenger, G. A. 1887. Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) III. Lacertidae, Gerrhosauridae, Scincidae, Anelytropsidae, Dibamidae, Chamaeleontidae. London: 575pp.
Brygoo, E. R. & C. P. Blanc & C. A. Domergue 1972. Notes sur les Brookesia (Chaméléonidés) de Madagascar. VII. Brookesia de l'Andringitra: observations sur B. nasus Boulenger, 1887; description de B.n. pauliani n. subsp. . Bull. Mus. nat. Hist. nat., Paris 42(56): 591–600.
Necas, P. & Schmidt, W. 2004. Stump-tailed Chameleons. Miniature Dragons of the Rainforest. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 256 pp. [review in Elaphe 14 (1): 24].
Brookesia nasus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 10 Mar 2008.

Vernacular names
English: Eiongate Leaf Chameleon

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