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Rhampholeon temporalis (Usambara Stumptail Chameleon)

Synonyms: Chamaeleon temporalis; Rampholeon temporalis; Rhampholeon rhampholeon

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Rhampholeon temporalis


Habitat Substrate [1]  Arboreal, Terrestrial
Reproductive Mode [1]  Oviparous


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Eastern Arc forests Tanzania, Kenya Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
East Usambara Biosphere Reserve 222395 Tanzania  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Eastern Afromontane Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe Yes

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Meiri, Shai (2019), Data from: Traits of lizards of the world: variation around a successful evolutionary design, Dryad, Dataset,
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0