Bradypodion transvaalense

KINGDOM: Animalia (animals)

   PHYLUM: Cordata (chordates)

      CLASS: Reptilia (reptiles)

          ORDER: Squamata (scaled reptiles)

              FAMILIES: snakes, warm lizards, lizards

                    LIZARD SUBFAMILY: Sauria

                        SAURIA INFRAORDER: 

                           Anguimorpha (angid); Gekkota (gecko); Iguania (iguana); Scincomorpha (skink)

                               IGUANIA DIVISIONS: 

                                   Agamids; Iguanids; Chameleonids

                                     CHAMAELEONIDAE FAMILY:

                                         Subfamily Chamaeleoninae (True Chameleons)

                                             Genus Bradypodion ("slow-footed")

Bradypodion transvaalense


Natal and Transvaal (RSA)

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Common Name: Transvaal Dwarf Chameleon
Name Translation: of tranvaal
Synonyms: Chamaeleo pumilus transvaalensis
Discovered: Fitzsimons, 1930
Size: small  20  cm or 8 inches
Sexual Dimorphism: Males have a yellow stripe bordered in maroon from the head to the Flank
Parity: Ovoviviparous
Description:  These have a modest casque and noticeable cranial crest. They possess large gular and dorsal crests.
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