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Brookesia species

Brookesia peyrierasi

Brookesia peyrierasi

First description: Brygoo & Domergue, 1975 Origin of the species name: Édouard-Raoul Brygoo (later working at the Natural History Museum in Paris, France) and Charles Antoine Domergue of the then Institut Pasteur in Antananarivo,...
Brookesia stumpffi, Ankify, 2019

Brookesia stumpffi

First description: Boettger, 1984 Origin of the species name: The paleontologist Oskar Böttger, then curator of the Senckenberg Museum in Francfort (Germany), named the species after Anton Stumpff. Together with Carl Ebenau, General Representative...
Brookesia superciliaris in Mitsinjo 2018

Brookesia superciliaris

First description: (Kuhl, 1820) Origin of the species name: The ornithologist Dr. Heinrich Kuhl from Francfort (Germany) named this chameleon species after its immediately recognizable, conspicuous bony projections above the eyes. The Latin word...
Brookesia tedi

Brookesia tedi

First description: Scherz, Köhler, Rakotoarison, Glaw and Vences, 2019 Origin of the species name: Mark D. Scherz and Frank Glaw from the State Zoological Collection Munich (Germany), Jörn Köhler from the Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt...

Brookesia therezieni

  First description: Brygoo & Domergue, 1970 Origin of the species name: Édouard-Raoul Brygoo (later working at the Natural History Museum in Paris, France) and Charles Antoine Domergue of the then Institut Pasteur in...
Brookesia thieli in Ranomafana 2018

Brookesia thieli

First description: Brygoo & Domergue, 1969 Origin of the species’ name: Édouard-Raoul Brygoo (later working at the Natural History Museum in Paris, France) and Charles Antoine Domergue of the then Institut Pasteur in Antananarivo,...
Brookesia tuberculata

Brookesia tuberculata

First description: Mocquard, 1894 Origin of the species name: The zoologist François Mocquard of the Natural History Museum in Paris (France) borrowed the species name from the Latin tubercula, which means “many bumps”. In...
Brookesia vadoni

Brookesia vadoni

First description: Brygoo & Domergue, 1968 Origin of the species name: Édouard-Raoul Brygoo and Charles Antoine Domergue were brought two Brookesia vadoni to the Institut Pasteur in Antananarivo in 1967 by the two entomologists...