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Brookesia thieli BRYGOO & DOMERGUE, 1969

IUCN Red List - Brookesia thieli - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria (lizards) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesDomergue's Leaf Chameleon 
SynonymBrookesia thieli BRYGOO & DOMERGUE 1969
Brookesia antoetrae BRYGOO & DOMERGUE 1971
Brookesia thieli — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 239
Brookesia antoetrae — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 240
Brookesia thieli — NECAS 1999: 273
Brookesia antoetrae — NECAS & SCHMIDT 2004 
DistributionE Madagascar

Type locality: Ambodimanga, 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: MHNP 1968.132 
CommentSynonymy: Brookesia antoetrae has been synonymized with B. thieli by Raxworthy and Nussbaum (1995). However, Brady (1996) and others continue to consider Brookesia antoetrae as a valid species. 
References
  • Brygoo, E. R. & C. A. Domergue 1969. Notes sur les Brookesia de Madagascar. I. Un Brookesia des forets orientales de Madagascar, B. thieli n.sp. . Bull. Mus. nat. Hist. nat., Paris 41 (6): 1103- 1109.
  • Brygoo, E. R. & C. A. Domergue 1971. Notes sur les Brookesia (Chaméléonidés) de Madagascar. Description d'une espéce nouvelle, B. antoetrae n.sp., et des hémipénis de B. stumpffi et B. ebenaui. Remarques sur la répartition de B. stumpffi. . Bull. Mus. nat. Hist. nat. Paris (2) 42 (5): 830-838.
  • Glaw,F. & Vences,M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • Le Berre, Francois 1996. A few notes on four species of Brookesia. Reptiles 4 (10): 24-30
  • Lutzmann, N. & Flamme, A. 2004. Field observations, captive care, and breeding of the stump-tailed chameleon Brookesia thieli. Reptilia (GB) (35): 28-33 - get paper here
  • 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. Mysterious Mini-Dragons: the stump-tailed chameleons Brookesia and Rhampholeon. Reptilia (GB) (35): 10-21 - get paper here
  • 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. 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)
  • 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
  • Werning. H. 2012. “Neue” Zwergchamäleons aus Madagaskar. Reptilia (Münster) 17 (96): 14 - get paper here
  • Wolf, S. 2004. Reise in den Osten Madagaskars. Draco 5 (19): 22-29 - get paper here
 
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