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Furcifer belalandaensis

Furcifer belalandaensis

First description: Brygoo & Domergue, 1970 Distribution: Furcifer belalandaensis lives in the dry residues of spiny forests at Madagascar’s southwest coast. The name-giving village Belalanda is located few kilometers north of Toliara (Tuléar). But...
Brookesia griveaudi

Brookesia griveaudi

First description: Brygoo, Blanc & Domergue, 1974 Distribution: Brookesia griveaudi lives in foliage, shrubs and low branchage in Northeast Madagascar. Its distribution area builds a long triangle betwen Antalaha, Sambava and Maroantsetra and includes...
Palleon nasus in Ranomafana 2018

Palleon nasus

First description: Boulenger, 1887 Distribution: This species is found in Ranomafana and Andohahela national parks and in the Andringitra Mountains. So far, the sites are mainly located in rainforests in southeastern Madagascar. It is...
Calumma parsonii green giant

Colour variation “green giant”

Distribution: Masoala national park is located at the eponymic peninsula in northeast Madagascar. At the northern end of the Antongil Bay, also called the “cradle of whales”, there is the small coastal town Maroantsetra....

Furcifer campani

First description: Grandidier, 1872 Distribution: Furcifer campani exclusively occurs in the foothills of the Malagasy southern highlands. You can find it at elevations up to 2000 meters. The best chances to find Furcifer campani...

Local form Ambilobe

Distribution of the local form: Ambilobe is a big, chaotic and very poor city in northwest Madagascar, located in region Diana near Ambanja. With about 50.000 inhabitants, it is a large city that is...
Brookesia karchei

Brookesia karchei

First description: Brygoo, Blanc & Domergue, 1970 Distribution: Brookesia karchei mainly occurs in Marojejy national park in northeast Madagascar, where it prefers humid leaf layer between rocks and moss as habitat. We could find...
Brookesia micra, Nosy Hara, 2019

Brookesia micra

First description: Glaw, Köhler, Townsend, Vences 2012 Distribution: Brookesia micra occurs exclusively on the island of Nosy Hara in northern Madagascar. The island is about 3.2 km² in size and consists mainly of karst...
Calumma brevicorne

Calumma brevicorne

First description: Günther, 1879 Distribution: Calumma brevicorne with high probability in Analamazaotra, part of Andasibe-Mantadia national park. These chameleons are quite common there, and you can find them without any problems during nightwalks along...

Calumma cucullatum

First description: Gray, 1831 Distribution: The habitat of Calumma cucullatum extends from the eastern foothills of the central highlands of Madagascar of Vohidrazana to the evergreen rainforests of the Masoala National Park. Preference is...