Chamaeleo (Chamaeleo) calcaricarens
Scientific name Common name(s) alternate scientific names described by year size brood

Chamaeleo (Chamaeleo) calcaricarens

none Chamaeleo (africanus) calcaricarens
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Boehme 1985 Medium Eggs

C. calcaricarens is a medium sized chameleon with a total length to 12 inches. It inhabits the lower levels and floor of savannahs and dry forests of Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti. Formerly considered a subspecies of C. africanus (q.v.), male C. calcaricarens lack the tarsal spurs seen in male C. africanus.

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.
Necas, P. 1999. Chameleons: Nature's Hidden Jewels. Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, FL.

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