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Nosy Mangabe

Frequently asked questions about local forms

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Brookesia peyrierasi

Brookesia peyrierasi

First description: Brygoo & Domergue, 1975 Origin of the species name: Édouard-Raoul Brygoo (later working at the Natural History Museum in Paris, France) and Charles Antoine Domergue of the then Institut Pasteur in Antananarivo,...
Calumma radamanus, Nosy Mangabe 2015

Calumma radamanus

First description: Mertens, 1933 Origin of the species name: The German biologist Robert Friedrich Wilhelm Mertens, later director of the Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum in Francfort (Germany), named this chameleon species...

Local form Nosy Mangabe

Distribution of the local form Nosy Mangabe: Nosy Mangabe (translated as “very beautiful island”) is an island with a size of 5,2 km² that is situated a few kilometers southeast of Maroantsetra in Antongil...