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Brookesia ramanantsoai BRYGOO & DOMERGUE, 1975

IUCN Red List - Brookesia ramanantsoai - Endangered, EN

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae (Brookesiinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymBrookesia ramanantsoai BRYGOO & DOMERGUE 1975
Brookesia ramanantsoai — BRYGOO 1978: 68
Brookesia ramanantsoai — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 235
Brookesia ramanantsoai — NECAS & SCHMIDT 2004
Brookesia ramanantsoai — LUTZMANN 2004
Brookesia ramanantsoai — SCHMIDT et al. 2010 
DistributionAmbohibooataba Forest, Madagascar

Type locality: Ambohibooataba Forest, 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.
 
Reproduction 
TypesHolotype: MHNP 1973.1401 
CommentBrookesia dentata and Brookesia ramanantsoai have been synonymized by RAXWORTHY & NUSSBAUM 1995. However, the species are clearly different (F. GLAW, pers. comm. 21 Feb 2010 and GLAW & VENCES, field guide). 
References
  • Brygoo, E. R. 1978. Reptiles Sauriens Chamaeleonidae. Genre Brookesia et complément pour le genre Chamaeleo. Faune de Madagascar, 47: 1—173.
  • 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
  • Lutzmann, N. 2004. Females carrying males in chameleon courtship. Reptilia (GB) (35): 34-36 - get paper here
  • Lutzmann, N. 2004. Huckepack zur Hochzeit: warum tragen einige Chamäleonweibchen die Männchen auf dem Rücken?. Reptilia (Münster) 9 (48): 38-40 - get paper here
  • Mocquard, F. 1900. Diagnose d'espéces nouvelles de Reptiles de Madagascar. Bull. Mus. nat. Hist. nat., Paris 6: 345- 348. - get paper here
  • Mocquard, F. 1900. Nouvelle contribution á la faune herpétologique de Madagascar. Bull. Soc. philom., Paris (9) 2 (4): 93-111. - 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)
  • Raxworthy, C. J. & R. A. Nussbaum 1995. Systematics, speciation and biogeography of the dwarf chameleons (Brookesia; Reptilia, Squamata, Chamaeleontidae) of northern Madagascar. Journal of Zoology 235: 525-558.
  • 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
 
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