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Brookesia griveaudi BRYGOO, BLANC & DOMERGUE, 1974

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Higher TaxaChamaeleonidae (Brookesiinae), Sauria, Iguania, Squamata (lizards)
Common NamesE: Marojejy Leaf Chameleon 
SynonymBrookesia griveaudi BRYGOO, BLANC & DOMERGUE 1974
Brookesia griveaudi — GLAW & VENCES 1994: 236
Brookesia griveaudi — NECAS 1999: 277
Brookesia griveaudi — TOWNSEND et al. 2009 
DistributionNE Madagascar

Type locality: Massif de Marojezy.  
TypesHolotype: MNHN-RA 1973.1183; paratypes: MNHN-RA 1973.1184-1188(MNHN-RA 1973.1185-1188 exchanged with MCZ) 
CommentColored from black to red. 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Paul Griveaud (1907-1980), an entomologist who worked for many years at the Entomological Laboratory, ORSTOM, Tananarine, Madagascar. 
  • Andreone F., Randrianirina J., Jenkins P.D. & Aprea G. 2000. Species diversity of Amphibia, Reptilia and Lipotyphla (Mammalia) at Ambolokopatrika, a rainforest between the Anjanaharibe-Sud and Marojejy massifs, NE Madagascar. Biodiversity and Conservation 9: 1587–1622 - get paper here
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Brygoo, E. R. & C. P. Blanc & C. A. Domergue 1974. Notes sur les Brookesia de Madagascar. VII. Brookesia du Marojezy. B. betschi et B. griveaudi n.sp. ( Reptilia, Squamata, Chamaeleonidae). Bull. Acad. Malgache 51(1): 167-184.
  • Gehring, P.S. & Kubik, A.L. 2005. Herpetologische Beobachtungen aus Madagaskar. Elaphe 13 (3): 60-66
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Wolf, S. 2014. Terra incognita inmitten Madagaskars Reisfeldern – die Herpetofauna von Betaolana. Reptilia (Münster) 19 (107): 74-85
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