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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 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...
Furcifer lateralis

Furcifer lateralis

First description: (Gray, 1831) Origin of the species name: The English zoologist John Edward Gray was very brief in his description of this chameleon species: it consists of just keywords instead of a coherent...
Furcifer major

Furcifer major

First description: (Brygoo, 1971) Origin of the species name: The French zoologist Édouard-Raoul Brygoo described the species at the Institute Pasteur in Antananarivo, Madagascar. He considered it to be a subspecies of the carpet...
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 nicosiai in Kirindy 2017

Furcifer nicosiai

First description: Jesu, Mattioli & Schimmenti, 1999 Origin of the species name: The three Italian biologists Riccardo Jesu, Fabio Mattioli and Giovanni Schimmenti from the Aquarium Genoa (Italy) dedicated the species to Guido Nicosia,...

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...
Furcifer petteri

Furcifer petteri

First description: (Brygoo & Domergue, 1966) Origin of the species name: In 1966 the zoologists Édouard-Raoul Brygoo and Charles Antoine Domergue from the Natural History Museum in Paris (France) received several reptiles. They had...
Furcifer rhinoceratus in Ankarafantsika 2017

Furcifer rhinoceratus

First description: (Gray, 1845) Origin of the species name: The English zoologist John Edward Gray described the species very briefly and named it after the Latin rhinoceros. By this, he meant the different pronounced...