Bradypodion adolfifriderici
Scientific name Common name(s) alternate scientific names described by year size brood

Bradypodion adolfifriderici

Ituri Chameleon Chamaeleon adolfi-friderici, Chamaeleo adolfi-friderici, Chamaeleo adolfifriderici.
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Sternfeld 1912 Small Eggs

A small chameleon from Rwanda, Uganda and Eastern Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo). A dorsal crest of conical scales often (but not always) present on the anterior half of the back. Basic body coloration is green with black spots. The green of green may vary from quite dark under stressful conditions to a light green. Said to be similar to Bradypodion tenue. The low casque is only weakly developed. Enlarged tubercular or conical scales may be present on the lateral and parietal ridges of the casque

Contributed by E. Pollak

Klaver, C. & W. Boehme. 1997. Chamaeleonidae. Das Tierreich, 112: i-xiv' 1 - 85. Verlag Walter de Gruyter & Co., Berlin, New York.
Martin, J., 1992. Masters of Disguise: A Natural History of Chameleons. Facts On File, Inc., New York, NY.
Necas, P. 1999. Chameleons: Nature's Hidden Jewels. Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, FL.Spawls, S., Howell, K., Spawls, S., Howell, K., Drewes, R., and Ashe, J. 2002. A Field Guide to the Reptiles of East Africa. Academic Press, New York. 

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