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Taxonomy of the family Chamaeleonidae
Bibliography of the genus Brookesia
Biodiversity of the family Chamaeleonidae








Genus
Brookesia

Short-nosed Stub-tailed Chameleons

Kurznasen-Stummelschwanzchamäleons

Butsnudede Stumphalekamæleoner, Madagascar-bladkamæleoner

1864 Brookesia Gray (type species: Chamaeleo superciliaris Kuhl 1820)
1933 Leandria Angel (type species: Leandria perarmata Angel 1933; syn. Klaver & Böhme 1997)
1942 Evoluticauda Angel (type species: Brookesia tuberculata Mocquard 1894; syn. Klaver & Böhme 1997)
Contents: 30 species, all of which are endemic.
Remarks: Previously included Rhampholeon and the species now assigned to Palleon.
Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).

Brookesia antakarana

Antakarana Stub-tailed Chameleon

Antakarana-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Antakarana-stumphalekamæleon

1995 Brookesia antakarana Raxworthy & Nussbaum
1995 Brookesia ambreensis Raxworthy & Nussbaum (syn. Scherz, Glaw, Rakotoarison, Wagler & Vences 2018)

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia bekolosy

Bekolosy Stub-tailed Chameleon

Bekolosy-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Bekolosy-stumphalekamæleon

1995 Brookesia bekolosy Raxworthy & Nussbaum

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia betschi

Betsch's Marojejy Stub-tailed Chameleon

Betschs Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Betsch-stumphalekamæleon

1973 Brookesia betschi Brygoo, Blanc & Domergue

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia bonsi

Namoroka Stub-tailed Chameleon

Namoroka-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Namoroka-stumphalekamæleon

1979 Brookesia bonsi Ramanantsoa

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia brunoi

Anja Reserve Stub-tailed Chameleon

Anja-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Anja-stumphalekamæleon

2012 Brookesia brunoi Crottini, Miralles, Glaw, Harris, Lima & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia brygooi

Analavelona Stub-tailed Chameleon

Analavelona-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Analavelona-stumphalekamæleon

1995 Brookesia brygooi Raxworthy & Nussbaum

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia confidens

Ankarana Stub-tailed Chameleon

Ankarana-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Ankarana-stumphalekamæleon

2012 Brookesia confidens Glaw, Köhler, Townsend & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia decaryi

Ankarafantsika Stub-tailed Chameleon

Ankarafantsika-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Ankarafantsika-stumphalekamæleon

1938 Brookesia decaryi Angel

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia dentata

Toothed Stub-tailed Chameleon

Gezähnte Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Tandet Stumphalekamæleon

1900 Brookesia dentata Mocquard

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia desperata

Forêt d'Ambre Stub-tailed Chameleon

Ambre-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Ambre-stumphalekamæleon

2012 Brookesia desperata Glaw, Köhler, Townsend & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia ebenaui

Northern Stub-tailed Chameleon

Nördliche Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Nordlig Stumphalekamæleon

1880 Chamaeleo ebenaui Boettger
Brookesia ebenaui Boulenger 1887
1979 Brookesia legendrei Ramanantsoa (Raxworthy & Nussbaum 1995)

Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).


Brookesia exarmata

Ambodyreana Stub-tailed Chameleon

Ambodyreana-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Ambodyreana-stumphalekamæleon

1996 Brookesia exarmata Schimmenti & Jesu

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia griveaudi

Griveaud's Marojejy Stub-tailed Chameleon

Griveauds Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Griveaud-stumphalekamæleon

1973 Brookesia griveaudi Brygoo, Blanc & Domergue

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia karchei

Karche's Marojejy Stub-tailed Chameleon

Karches Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Karche-stumphalekamæleon

1970 Brookesia karchei Brygoo, Blanc & Domergue

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia lambertoni

Fito Stub-tailed Chameleon

Fito-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Fito-stumphalekamæleon

1970 Brookesia lambertoni Brygoo & Domergue

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia lineata

Striped Stub-tailed Chameleon

Gestreifte Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Stribet Stumphalekamæleon

1995 Brookesia lineata Raxworthy & Nussbaum

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia micra

Nosy Hara Stub-tailed Chameleon

Nosy Hara-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Nosy Hara-stumphalekamæleon

2012 Brookesia micra Glaw, Köhler, Townsend & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia minima

Nosy Be Stub-tailed Chameleon, Nosy Be Leaf Chameleon

Nosy Be-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Nosy Be-stumphalekamæleon

1893 Brookesia minima Boettger

Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).


Brookesia perarmata

Antsingy Stub-tailed Chameleon, Armored Stub-tailed Chameleon

Panzerchamäleon

Panser-stumphalekamæleon

1933 Leandria perarmata Angel
Brookesia perarmata Mertens 1966

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia peyrierasi

Nosy Mangabe Stub-tailed Chameleon

Nosy Mangabe-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Nosy Mangabe-stumphalekamæleon

1975 Brookesia peyrierasi Brygoo & Domergue

Remarks: Regarded as a synonym of minima by Raxworthy & Nussbaum (1995). Revalidated as a separate species by Schimmenti & Jesu (1996) and Glaw, Vences, Ziegler, Böhme & Köhler (1999).
Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia ramanantsoai

Ambohibooataba Stub-tailed Chameleon

Ambohibooataba-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Ambohibooataba-stumphalekamæleon

1975 Brookesia ramanantsoai Brygoo & Domergue

Remarks: Regarded as a synonym of dentata by Raxworthy & Nussbaum (1995), but the two forms are clearly different species (Glaw & Vences 2007).
Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia stumpffi

Spiny Stub-tailed Chameleon

Stachelchamäleon

Tornet Stumphalekamæleon

1894 Brookesia stumpffi Boettger

Distribution: Madagascar (incl. Nosy Be).


Brookesia superciliaris

Eyelash Stub-tailed Chameleon

Brauen-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Brynet Stumphalekamæleon

1820 Chamaeleo superciliaris Kuhl
Brookesia superciliaris Gray 1865
1827 Chameleo brookesiana Gray (Boulenger 1887; Klaver & Böhme 1997)
1831 Chameleo brookesii Gray [substitute name for Chameleo brookesiana Gray 1827] (Klaver & Böhme 1997)

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia tedi

Simpona Stub-tailed Chameleon

Simpona-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Simpona-stumphalekamæleon

2019 Brookesia tedi Scherz, Köhler, Rakotoarison, Glaw & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.





Brookesia therezieni

Périnet Stub-tailed Chameleon

Périnet-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Périnet-stumphalekamæleon

1970 Brookesia therezieni Brygoo & Domergue

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia thieli

Ambodimanga Stub-tailed Chameleon

Ambodimanga-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Ambodimanga-stumphalekamæleon

1968 Brookesia thieli Brygoo & Domergue
1971 Brookesia antoetrae Brygoo & Domergue (Raxworthy & Nussbaum 1995)

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia tristis

Antsiranana Stub-tailed Chameleon

Antsiranana-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Antsiranana-stumphalekamæleon

2012 Brookesia tristis Glaw, Köhler, Townsend & Vences

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia tuberculata

Mount Ambre Stub-tailed Chameleon

Tuberkel-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Tuberkel-stumphalekamæleon

1894 Brookesia tuberculata Mocquard

Remarks: Regarded as a synonym of minima by Raxworthy & Nussbaum (1995), but revalidated as a distinct species by Schimmenti & Jesu (1996) and Glaw, Vences, Ziegler, Böhme & Köhler (1999).
Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia vadoni

Iaraka Stub-tailed Chameleon

Iaraka-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Iaraka-stumphalekamæleon

1968 Brookesia vadoni Brygoo & Domergue

Distribution: Madagascar.


Brookesia valeriae

Manongarivo Stub-tailed Chameleon

Manongarivo-Stummelschwanzchamäleon

Manongarivo-stumphalekamæleon

1991 Brookesia valeriae Raxworthy

Distribution: Madagascar.