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Brookesia brygooi in Isalo 2017

Brookesia brygooi

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...
Brookesia decaryi in Ankarafantsika 2018

Brookesia decaryi

First description: Angel, 1939 Origin of the species name: Fernand Angel described this chameleon species on the basis of prepared animals that were kept in the Natural History Museum of Paris (France). The chameleons...
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...
Furcifer major

Furcifer major

First description: (Brygoo, 1971) Origin of the species name: The French zoologist Édouard-Raoul Brygoo described the species at the Institute Pasteur in Antananarivo, Madagascar. He considered it to be a subspecies of the carpet...
Furcifer nicosiai in Kirindy 2017

Furcifer nicosiai

First description: Jesu, Mattioli & Schimmenti, 1999 Origin of the species name: The three Italian biologists Riccardo Jesu, Fabio Mattioli, and Giovanni Schimmenti from the Aquarium Genoa (Italy) dedicated the species to Guido Nicosia,...
Furcifer rhinoceratus in Ankarafantsika 2017

Furcifer rhinoceratus

First description: (Gray, 1845) Origin of the species name: The English zoologist John Edward Gray described the species very briefly and named it after the Latin rhinoceros. By this, he meant the different pronounced...