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Furcifer  Fitzinger, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 715056

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderIguania  – iguanes, Iguanas  
                               FamilyChamaeleonidae  – Chameleons  
                                     GenusFurcifer Fitzinger, 1843  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Furcifer angeli (Brygoo and Domergue, 1968)  
                                        Species Furcifer antimena (Grandidier, 1872)  
                                        Species Furcifer balteatus (A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1851)  
                                        Species Furcifer belalandaensis (Brygoo and Domergue, 1970)  
                                        Species Furcifer bifidus (Brongniart, 1800)  
                                        Species Furcifer campani (Grandidier, 1872)  
                                        Species Furcifer cephalolepis (Günther, 1880)  
                                        Species Furcifer labordi (Grandidier, 1872) – Labord's Chameleon 
                                        Species Furcifer lateralis (Gray, 1831) – Carpet Chameleon 
                                        Species Furcifer major (Brygoo, 1971) – Carpet Chameleon 
                                        Species Furcifer minor (Günther, 1879) – Lesser Chameleon 
                                        Species Furcifer nicosiai Jesu, Mattioli and Schimmenti, 1999  
                                        Species Furcifer oustaleti (Mocquard, 1894)  
                                        Species Furcifer pardalis (Cuvier, 1829)  
                                        Species Furcifer petteri (Brygoo and Domergue, 1966)  
                                        Species Furcifer polleni (W. C. H. Peters, 1874)  
                                        Species Furcifer rhinoceratus (Gray, 1845)  
                                        Species Furcifer timoni Glaw, G. Köhler and Vences, 2009  
                                        Species Furcifer tuzetae (Brygoo, Bourgat and Domergue, 1972)  
                                        Species Furcifer verrucosus (Cuvier, 1829)  
                                        Species Furcifer viridis Florio, Ingram, Rakotondravony, Louis and Raxworthy, 2012  
                                        Species Furcifer willsii (Günther, 1890)  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Furcifer    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Klaver, Charles J. J., and Wolfgang Böhme / Wermuth, Heinz, and Maximilian Fischer, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chamaeleonidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Animal Kingdom: A Compilation and Characterization of the Recent Animal Groups, part 112   
  Page(s): xvi + 85   
  Publisher: Walter de Gruyter   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-11-015187-1   
  Notes: German title: Das Tierreich - Eine Zusammenstellung und Keizeichnung der rezenten Tierformen, Teilband 112   
  Reference for: Furcifer   

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