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Brookesia peyrierasi BRYGOO & DOMERGUE, 1974

IUCN Red List - Brookesia peyrierasi - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae (Brookesiinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymBrookesia peyrierasi BRYGOO & DOMERGUE 1974
Brookesia peyrierasi — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 235
Brookesia minima — KLAVER & BÖHME 1997
Brookesia peyrierasi — GLAW et al. 1999
Brookesia peyrierasi — NECAS 1999: 267
Brookesia peyrierasi — TOWNSEND et al. 2009 
DistributionNE Madagascar (Nosy Mangabe, Maroansetra, Anandrivola).

Type locality: Nosy Mangabe, Antongil Bay, Madagascar Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
TypesHolotype: MNHN = MHNP 1968.190 
CommentBrookesia minima, tuberculata, and peyrierasi have been synonymized by Raxworthy and Nussbaum (1995). This synonymization has been reversed by Glaw et al. (1999). 
  • Brygoo, E. R. & C. A. Domergue 1974. Notes sur les Brookesia de Madagascar. IX. Observations sur B. tuberculata Mocquard, 1894, B. ramanantsoai sp. nov. et B. peyrierasi nom. nov. (Reptilia, Squamata, Chamaeleontidae). . Bull. Mus. nat. Hist. nat., Paris 189(267): 1769-1782.
  • 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). Vertebrate Zoology 65 (2): 167–246 - get paper here
  • Glaw,.F.; Vences,M.; Ziegler,T., Böhme,W.; Köhler,J. 1999. Specific distinctiveness and biogeography of the dwarf chameleons Brookesia minima, B. peyrierasi and B. tuberculata (Reptilia: Chamaeleonidae): evidence from hemipenial and external morphology. Journal of Zoology 247: 225-238
  • Lutzmann, N. 2004. Huckepack zur Hochzeit: warum tragen einige Chamäleonweibchen die Männchen auf dem Rücken?. Reptilia (Münster) 9 (48): 38-40 - get paper here
  • Lutzmann, N. 2004. Females carrying males in chameleon courtship. Reptilia (GB) (35): 34-36 - 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, 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)
  • Prötzel, D. & J. Forster 2017. Masoala – Ein herpetologischer Reisebericht von den letzten Tieflandregenwäldern Madagaskars. Reptilia (Münster) 22 (127): 72-79 - 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
  • 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
  • Van Beest, Piet 2004. Herpetologische waarnemingen op Madagaskar, aprol 2001 deel 4: het Noorden. Lacerta 62 (6): 226-255 - get paper here
  • van Hoof, J. et al. 2006. Kameleons, een fascinerende hobby. Lacerta 64 (5-6): 1-96 - get paper here
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