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Calumma amber, male, Montagne d'Ambre, 2019

Calumma amber

First description: Raxworthy & Nussbaum, 2006 Origin of the species name: Christopher J. Raxworthy from the American Museum of Natural History, New York (USA) and Ronald A. Nussbaum from the University of Michigan, Ann...
Brookesia antakarana Montagne d'Ambre 2019

Brookesia antakarana

First description: Raxworthy & Nussbaum, 1995 Origin of the species name: Christopher J. Raxworthy from the American Museum of Natural History, New York (USA), and Ronald A. Nussbaum from the University of Michigan, Ann...
Calumma ambreense, male, Montagne d'Ambre, 2019

Calumma ambreense

First description: (Ramanantsoa, 1974) Origin of the species name: The zoologist Guy A. Ramanantsoa of the University of Antananarivo, Madagascar, named the species after its origin, the Amber Mountain. Originally described as a subspecies...
Brookesia ebenaui im Montagne d'Ambre, 201

Brookesia ebenaui

First description: (Boettger, 1880) Origin of the species name: The palaeontologist Oskar Böttger, then curator of the Senckenberg Museum in Francfort (Germany) wrote the original description in 1880 – still in Latin, by the...
Brookesia stumpffi, Ankify, 2019

Brookesia stumpffi

First description: Boettger, 1984 Origin of the species name: The paleontologist Oskar Böttger, then curator of the Senckenberg Museum in Francfort (Germany), named the species after Anton Stumpff. Together with Carl Ebenau, General Representative...
Brookesia tuberculata

Brookesia tuberculata

First description: Mocquard, 1894 Origin of the species name: The zoologist François Mocquard of the Natural History Museum in Paris (France) borrowed the species name from the Latin tubercula, which means “many bumps”. In...
Furcifer petteri

Furcifer petteri

First description: (Brygoo & Domergue, 1966) Origin of the species name: In 1966 the zoologists Édouard-Raoul Brygoo and Charles Antoine Domergue from the Natural History Museum in Paris (France) received several reptiles. They had...

Furcifer timoni

First description: Glaw, Köhler & Vences 2009 Origin of the species name: The German herpetologist Frank Glaw dedicated this species to his son Timon. Frank Glaw works in the State Zoological Collection in Munich...
Calumma linotum

Calumma linotum

First description: (Müller, 1924) Origin of the species name: The German herpetologist Lorenz Müller, then curator of the herpetological department of the State Zoological Collection of Munich (Germany), described this chameleon species in 1924....