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Photographing chameleons

Photographing chameleons in their natural habitat is not only exciting but also a lot of fun. Not least through the passion for chameleons and photography, this website was created! Therefore, there is now a...

Brookesia confidens

First description: Glaw, Köhler, Townsend, Vences 2012 Origin of the species name: Frank Glaw of the Zoologic State Collection Munich (Germany), Jörn Köhler of the Hessian State Museum Darmstadt (Germany), Ted Townsend of the...
Brookesia micra, Nosy Hara, 2019

Brookesia micra

First description: Glaw, Köhler, Townsend, Vences 2012 Origin of the species name: Frank Glaw of the State Zoological Collection Munich (Germany), Jörn Köhler of the Hessian State Museum Darmstadt (Germany), Ted Townsend of the...

Brookesia ramanantsoai

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,...
Furcifer minor aus dem Fundort nahe RN7 2018

Furcifer minor

First descriptions: (Günther, 1879) Origin of the species name: The German zoologist Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther, then director of the Zoological Department of the Natural History Museum of London (Great Britain), received a...

Furcifer oustaleti

First description: (Mocquard, 1894) Origin of the species name: The zoologist François Mocquard of the Natural History Museum in Paris (France) received chameleons in the 1890s from M. Catat, the entomologist Charles Alluaud and...
Calumma parsonii cristifer

Calumma parsonii cristifer

First description: (Methuen & Hewitt, 1913) Origin of the species name: The English zoologist Paul Ayshford Methuen, 4th Baron Methuen, and the South African zoologist John Hewitt gave this subspecies of the Parsons Chameleon...

Furcifer voeltzkowi

  First description: Boettger, 1893 Origin of the species name: The paleontologist Oskar Böttger, then curator of the Senckenberg Museum in Frankfurt am Main, dedicated this chameleon species to the German zoologist Alfred Voeltzkow....