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Brookesia perarmata

First description: Angel, 1933 Distribution: This unique chameleon only occurs in a very special habitat, the Tsingy de Bemaraha national park in southwest Madagascar. Between metres high needlestones, deep down on the ground, there...
Brookesia stumpffi aus Ankify

Brookesia stumpffi

First description: Boettger, 1984 Distribution: This species is a common leaf chameleon in western Madagascar, especially in the more northern dry forests, such as Ankarana national park, and some spiny forests in the hot...
Brookesia superciliaris in Mitsinjo 2018

Brookesia superciliaris

Kuhl, 1820 Distribution: Brookesia superciliaris is a very common and widely distributed leaf chameleon species. The habitat reaches from Madagascar’s dry south along the whole eastcoast up to Marojejy and Masoala. They live in...
Brookesia tedi

Brookesia tedi

First description: Scherz, Köhler, Rakotoarison, Glaw und Vences, 2019 Distribution: Brookesia tedi occurs sympatrically with Brookesia karchei in Marojejy national park in the northeast of Madagascar. It lives similar to its larger relative at...

Brookesia therezieni

First description: Brygoo & Domergue, 1970) Distribution: This small chameleon species is distributed in Madagascar’s eastern rainforests around Andasibe-Mantadia national park. We have found it successfully yet in the middle of Vohimana reserve. Like...
Brookesia tuberculata

Brookesia tuberculata

First description: Moquard, 1900 Distribution: These tiny chameleons solely occur in Amber Mountain national park in north Madagascar. Like all leaf chameleons, they live in the foliage, preferably at the foot of huge trees...
Brookesia vadoni

Brookesia vadoni

First description: Brygoo & Domergue, 1968 Distribution: Brookesia vadoni occurs in northeast Madagascar in tiny areas in Marojejy, Anjanaharibe-Sud and Masoala national park. Almost all distribution areas are completely isolated from each other. They...
Furcifer labordi Weibchen

Furcifer labordi

First description: Grandidier, 1872 Distribution: Furcifer labordi lives in western Madagascar, where it is enormously hot and dry. Only in spring there is a short rainy season, the other times of the year the...
Furcifer lateralis

Furcifer lateralis

First description: Gray, 1831 Distribution: Furcifer lateralis can be found in Madagascar’s central highlands and along the eastcoast from southern regions to somewhat north of the capital, whereby they settle different habitats from relatively...
Furcifer major

Furcifer major

First description: Brygoo, 1971 Distribution: Furcifer major is native to Madagascar’s dry, hot south. Its distribution area reaches from Mangoky river to Andringitra mountains, down to Faux Cap and Fort Dauphin. It lives in...