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Furcifer belalandaensis (BRYGOO & DOMERGUE, 1970)

IUCN Red List - Furcifer belalandaensis - Critically Endangered, CR

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae, Sauria (lizards) 
Common Names 
SynonymChamaeleo belalandaensis BRYGOO & DOMERGUE 1970
Furcifer belalandaensis — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 256
Furcifer belalandaensis — NECAS 1999: 283 
DistributionMadagascar (village de Belalanda, 4 km N of Tulear)

Type locality: Village de Belalanda, 4 km N. of Tulear, S.-W, 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 1969.114. 
  • Brygoo, E. R. & C. A. Domergue 1970. Notes sur les Chamaeleo de Madagascar. C. belalandaensis n.sp., Caméléon du Sud-Ouest. Bull. Mus. nat. Hist. nat., Paris 42 (2): 305-310.
  • Glaw,F. & Vences,M. 1994. A Fieldguide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Madagascar. Vences & Glaw Verlag, Köln (ISBN 3-929449-01-3)
  • 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
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