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Reptilia - Squamata - Chamaeleonidae
It was corrected as Chamaeleontidae by Cope (1875), Zittel (1890) and Gadow (1898).
It was assigned to Rhiptoglossa by Cope (1871) and Cope (1875); to Chamaeleontes by Gadow (1898); to Rhiptoglossi by Hay (1902); to Rhiptoglossa by Kuhn (1946); to Iguania by Kuhn (1966), Estes (1983) and Carroll (1988); to Lacertilia by Zittel (1890) and Frank and Ramus (1996); to Chamaeleonoidea by Alifanov (1996); to Acrodonta by Lee and Caldwell (2000); and to Iguania by Böhme (2010).
|Year||Name and author|
|1871||Chamaeleonidae Cope p. 236|
|1875||Chamaeleontidae Cope p. 17|
|1890||Chamaeleontidae Zittel p. 607|
|1898||Chamaeleontidae Gadow p. 28|
|1902||Chamaeleonidae Hay p. 478|
|1946||Chamaeleonidae Kuhn p. 61|
|1966||Chamaeleonidae Kuhn p. 50|
|1996||Chamaeleonidae Alifanov p. 467|
|1996||Chamaeleonidae Frank and Ramus|
|2000||Chamaeleonidae Lee and Caldwell|
|2010||Chamaeleonidae Böhme p. 18|
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