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Brookesia brygooi RAXWORTHY & NUSSBAUM, 1995

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae (Brookesiinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymBrookesia brygooi RAXWORTHY & NUSSBAUM 1995
Brookesia brygooi — NECAS 1999: 276
Brookesia brygooi — TOWNSEND et al. 2009 
DistributionSW Madagascar

Type locality: Analavelona.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MNHN = MHNP 8219 
Diagnosis 
Comment 
EtymologyNamed after Édouard-Raoul Robert Brygoo (22 April 1920 - 8 February 2016), French herpetologigst who originally trained and worked as military physician, epidemiologist, bacteriologist, parasitologist, and historian. For details see obituary by Bour 2016. 
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