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Brookesia antakarana Montagne d'Ambre 2019

Brookesia antakarana

First description: Raxworthy & Nussbaum, 1995 Origin of the species name: Christopher J. Raxworthy from the American Museum of Natural History, New York (USA), and Ronald A. Nussbaum from the University of Michigan, Ann...
Brookesia brygooi, Totstellreflex

Defense and escape behavior of leaf chameleons

Madagascan leaf chameleons of the genera Brookesia and Palleon are quite special – also and in particular with regard to their defensive behavior against predators. Because of their size and the less pronounced color...

Brookesia betschi

First description: Brygoo, Blanc & Domergue, 1970 Origin of the species name: Édouard-Raoul Brygoo, Charles Pierre Blanc and Charles Antoine Domergue of the then Institut Pasteur in Antananarivo, Madagascar dedicated the species to Jean-Marie...

Available lizards

We will probably have offspring of Calumma parsonii parsonii in autumn 2022, color variation orange eye. The eggs are hatching right now. We were very satisfied with the development of the siblings last year....
Brookesia brunoi

Brookesia brunoi

First description: Crottini, Miralles, Glaw, Harris, Lima & Vences, 2012 Origin of the species name: Angelica Crottini from the University of Porto (Portugal) named this chameleon after her partner Bruno Grassi. In addition, the...
Brookesia brygooi in Isalo 2017

Brookesia brygooi

First description: Raxworthy & Nussbaum, 1995 Origin of the species name: Christopher J. Raxworthy from the American Museum of Natural History, New York (USA) and Ronald A. Nussbaum from the University of Michigan, Ann...
Brookesia decaryi in Ankarafantsika 2018

Brookesia decaryi

First description: Angel, 1939 Origin of the species name: Fernand Angel described this chameleon species on the basis of prepared animals that were kept in the Natural History Museum of Paris (France). The chameleons...

Brookesia desperata

First description: Glaw, Köhler, Townsend & Vences, 2012 Origin of the species name: Frank Glaw from the Zoologische Staatssammlung Munich (Germany), Jörn Köhler from the Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt (Germany), Ted Townsend from the University...
Brookesia ebenaui im Montagne d'Ambre, 201

Brookesia ebenaui

First description: (Boettger, 1880) Origin of the species name: The palaeontologist Oskar Böttger, then curator of the Senckenberg Museum in Francfort (Germany) wrote the original description in 1880 – still in Latin, by the...

Brookesia griveaudi

First description: Brygoo, Blanc & Domergue, 1974 Origin of the species name: Édouard-Raoul Brygoo (later working at the Natural History Museum in Paris, France), Charles Pierre Blanc and Charles Antoine Domergue from the then...