Rhampholeon maspictus Branch, Bayliss & Tolley, 2014,

Conradie, Werner, Bittencourt-Silva, Gabriela B., Engelbrecht, Hanlie M., Loader, Simon P., Menegon, Michele, Nanvonamuquitxo, C, 2016, Exploration into the hidden world of Mozambique's sky island forests: new discoveries of reptiles and amphibians, Zoosystematics and Evolution 92 (2), pp. 163-180: 170

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zse.92.9948

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9DA068DA-B881-4091-99FE-252D31DDC7D1

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/507567E0-BC7B-0A2A-1709-3414EAB0C337

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scientific name

Rhampholeon maspictus Branch, Bayliss & Tolley, 2014
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Squamata Chamaeleonidae

Rhampholeon maspictus Branch, Bayliss & Tolley, 2014 

Material

Mt. Mabu ( PEM R21117, male, 53.8 mm SVL; PEM R21118, male, 62.4 mm SVL; PEM R21119, juvenile male, 31.7 mm SVL; PEM R21120, juvenile female, 30.6 mm SVL; PEM R21121, juvenile female, 35.8 mm SVL; PEM R21133, juvenile female, 36.7 mm SVL; PEM R21134, juvenile male, 41.9 mm S; PEM R21135, female, 39.0 mm SVL; PEM R21136, female, 60.5 mm SVL; PEM R21136, female, 60.5 mm SVL; PEM R21137, male, 64.5 mm SVL; PEM R21138, male, 65.8 mm SVL; PEM R21139, female, 47.0 mm SVL; PEM R21140, juvenile female, 36.5 mm SVL; PEM R2141, juvenile male, 42.0 mm SVL).

Comments

Specimens were found in Afromontane forest above 1900 m asl. This species is restricted to Mt. Mabu.