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Brookesia perarmata (ANGEL, 1933)

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae (Brookesiinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Antsingy Leaf Chameleon 
SynonymLeandria perarmata ANGEL 1933
Brookesia perarmata — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 235
Brookesia perarmata — NECAS 1999: 277
Brookesia perarmata — TOWNSEND et al. 2009 
DistributionW Madagascar

Type locality: Antsingy, 300 m elevation.  
Reproductionoviparous 
TypesHolotype: MNHN Paris (= MNHP) 1935–145 
Diagnosis 
CommentHas been added to CITES Appendix I, under which trade is permitted only in exceptional circumstances (CARPENTER & ROBSON 2005). 
Etymology 
References
  • Angel, F. 1933. Sur un genre Malgache nouveau, de la famille des Chamaeléontidés. Bull. Mus. nat. Hist. nat., Paris 5(6): 443-446 - get paper here
  • BORA, PARFAIT; J. CHRISTIAN RANDRIANANTOANDRO, ROMA RANDRIANAVELONA, ELISOA F. HANTALALAINA, RAPHALI R. ANDRIANTSIMANARILAFY, DANIEL RAKOTONDRAVONY, OLGA R. RAMILIJAONA, MIGUEL VENCES, RICHARD K. B. JENKINS, FRANK GLAW, AND JÖRN KÖHLER 2009. AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF THE TSINGY DE BEMARAHA PLATEAU, WESTERN MADAGASCAR: CHECKLIST, BIOGEOGRAPHY AND CONSERVATION. Herp. Cons. Biol. 5 (1):111-125.
  • Carpenter, A.I. & Robson, O. 2005. A review of the endemic chameleon genus Brookesia from Madagascar, and the rationale for its listing on CITES Appendix II. Oryx 39 (4): 375-380
  • Gardner CJ, Raxworthy CJ, Metcalfe K, Raselimanana AP, Smith RJ, Davies ZG 2015. Comparing Methods for Prioritising Protected Areas for Investment: A Case Study Using Madagascar’s Dry Forest Reptiles. PLoS One 10 (7): e0132803, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0132803 - get paper here
  • Glaw ,F. & Vences, M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • Glaw, F. 2015. Taxonomic checklist of chameleons (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae). [type catalogue] Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - get paper here
  • Le Berre, Francois 1996. A few notes on four species of Brookesia. Reptiles 4 (10): 24-30
  • MÜLLER, Rolf & Thomas HILDENHAGEN 2009. Zeigt her eure Füßchen - Bemerkungen zu Sohlen- und Schwanzstrukturen bei Chamäleons. Chamaeleo 19 (1): 13-24 - get paper here
  • Necas, P. & Schmidt, W. 2004. Stump-tailed Chameleons. Miniature Dragons of the Rainforest. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt, 256 pp. [review in Elaphe 14 (1): 24]
  • Necas, P. & Schmidt, W. 2004. Geheimnisvolle Mini-Drachen: Die Erd- und Stummelschwanzchamäleons der Gattungen Brookesia und Rhampholeon. Reptilia (Münster) 9 (48): 18-27 - get paper here
  • Necas, P. & Schmidt, W. 2004. Mysterious Mini-Dragons: the stump-tailed chameleons Brookesia and Rhampholeon. Reptilia (GB) (35): 10-21 - get paper here
  • Necas, Petr 1999. Chameleons - Nature's Hidden Jewels. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt; 348 pp.; ISBN 3-930612-04-6 (Europe)<br />ISBN 1-57524-137-4 (USA, Canada)
  • Pieh, A. 1999. Das Aquarium des zoologisch-botanischen Gartens, der Wilhelma, in Stuttgart. Elaphe 7 (2): 74-77
  • Randrianantoandro, Joseph Christian; Randrianavelona, Roma; Andriantsimanarilafy, Raphali Rodlis; Fideline, Hantalalaina Elisoa; Rakotondravony, Daniel; Jenkins, Richard K.B. 2007. Roost site characteristics of sympatric dwarf chameleons (genus Brookesia) from western Madagascar. Amphibia-Reptilia 28 (4): 577-581 - get paper here
  • Rogner, Manfred 2014. Chamäleons im Terrarium. Draco 15 (58): 6-22 - get paper here
  • Schmidt, W.; Tamm, K. & Wallikewitz, E. 2010. Chamäleons - Drachen unserer Zeit. Natur und Tier Verlag, 328 pp. [review in Reptilia 101: 64, 2013] - get paper here
  • Schneider, C. 2016. Reptiliensuche auf Madagaskar Reptilia 21 (118): 74-79 - get paper here
  • Townsend, T.M.; Vieites, D.R.; Glaw, F. & Vences, M. 2009. Testing Species-Level Diversification Hypotheses in Madagascar: The Case of Microendemic Brookesia Leaf Chameleons. Systematic Biology 58 (6):641–656 - get paper here
 
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