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Brookesia  Gray, 1865
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208970

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderIguania  – iguanes, Iguanas  
                               FamilyChamaeleonidae  – Chameleons  
                                     GenusBrookesia Gray, 1865  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Brookesia ambreensis Raxworthy and Nussbaum, 1995  
                                        Species Brookesia antakarana Raxworthy and Nussbaum, 1995  
                                        Species Brookesia bekolosy Raxworthy and Nussbaum, 1995  
                                        Species Brookesia betschi Brygoo, Blanc and Domergue, 1974  
                                        Species Brookesia bonsi Ramanantsoa, 1980  
                                        Species Brookesia brunoi Crottini, Miralles, Glaw, Harris, Lima and Vences, 2012  
                                        Species Brookesia brygooi Raxworthy and Nussbaum, 1995  
                                        Species Brookesia confidens Glaw, G. Köhler, Townsend and Vences, 2012  
                                        Species Brookesia decaryi Angel, 1939 – Spiny Leaf Chameleon 
                                        Species Brookesia dentata Mocquard, 1900 – Toothed Leaf Chameleon 
                                        Species Brookesia desperata Glaw, G. Köhler, Townsend and Vences, 2012  
                                        Species Brookesia ebenaui (Boettger, 1880) – Northem Leaf Chameleon 
                                        Species Brookesia exarmata Schimmenti and Jesu, 1996  
                                        Species Brookesia griveaudi Brygoo, Blanc and Domergue, 1974 – Marojejy Leaf Chameleon 
                                        Species Brookesia karchei Brygoo, Blanc and Domergue, 1970  
                                        Species Brookesia lambertoni Brygoo and Domergue, 1970 – Fito Leaf Chameleon 
                                        Species Brookesia lineata Raxworthy and Nussbaum, 1995  
                                        Species Brookesia micra Glaw, G. Köhler, Townsend and Vences, 2012  
                                        Species Brookesia minima Boettger, 1893 – Minute Leaf Chameleon 
                                        Species Brookesia perarmata (Angel, 1933) – Antsingy Leaf Chameleon 
                                        Species Brookesia peyrierasi Brygoo and Domergue, 1974  
                                        Species Brookesia ramanantsoai Brygoo and Domergue, 1975  
                                        Species Brookesia stumpffi Boettger, 1894 – Plated Leaf Chameleon 
                                        Species Brookesia superciliaris (Kuhl, 1820) – Brown Leaf Chameleon 
                                        Species Brookesia therezieni Brygoo and Domergue, 1970 – Permet Leaf Chameleon 
                                        Species Brookesia thieli Brygoo and Domergue, 1969 – Domergue's Leaf Chameleon 
                                        Species Brookesia tristis Glaw, G. Köhler, Townsend and Vences, 2012  
                                        Species Brookesia tuberculata Mocquard, 1894 – Mount d'Ambre Leaf Chameleon 
                                        Species Brookesia vadoni Brygoo and Domergue, 1968 – Iaraka River Leaf Chameleon 
                                        Species Brookesia valerieae Raxworthy, 1991  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Brookesia    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Brookesia   
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Brookesia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Boulenger, G. A.  
  Publication Date: 1887   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of the Lizards in the British Museum (Natural History), vol. 3   
  Page(s): 575   
  Publisher: Taylor and Francis   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  Reference for: Brookesia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gray, J. E.  
  Publication Date: 1865   
  Article/Chapter Title: Revision of the genera and species of Chamaeleonidae, with the description of some new species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, vol. 30   
  Page(s): 364-479   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Klaver, Charles J. J., and Wolfgang Böhme / Wermuth, Heinz, and Maximilian Fischer, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chamaeleonidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Animal Kingdom: A Compilation and Characterization of the Recent Animal Groups, part 112   
  Page(s): xvi + 85   
  Publisher: Walter de Gruyter   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-11-015187-1   
  Notes: German title: Das Tierreich - Eine Zusammenstellung und Keizeichnung der rezenten Tierformen, Teilband 112   
  Reference for: Brookesia   

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