A new species of chameleon is described from the Livingstone and Udzungwa Mountains of Tanzania. The new species is morphologically most similar to Kinyongia vanheygeni. Furthermore, a single, short rostral appendage shows the species similarity to other Eastern Arc endemic Kinyongia species (e.g. K. uthmoelleri, K. oxyrhina, K. magomberae and K. tenuis). Leer más.
The genus Ophryacus is endemic to Mexico, where it ranges along the Sierra Madre Oriental from Hidalgo and northern Veracuz south to the Sierra Madre del Sur in Guerrero and Oaxaca. We obtained new material of Ophryacus and compared it to specimens from all previously documented populations of O. undulatus. Leer más.
A new species of Trachylepis is described from Tinhosa Grande islet, São Tomé e Príncipe, Gulf of Guinea. Tinhosa Grande islet is a small (20.5 ha), isolated desert islet used by several bird communities as a nesting place. Leer más.