About this object

Has crest of long blade-like scales along midline of throat but lacks horns on snout. Colour varies from bright green to yellow-green or grey-brown, usually with patches of dark or pale pigment on flanks and well-defined white of bluish lateral stripe. Underside whitish or pale green. Length up to 185 mm.
HOLOTYPE

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1986.212.246
  • Scientific name
    Chamaeleo harennae Largen, 1995
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SAURIA CHAMAELEONIDAE
  • Common name
    Bale Mountains Heather Chameleon
  • Collector
    Harenna Forest Expedition
  • Date collected
    1986/08/09
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Bale: Katcha
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1986
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collector Number: 167
Object view = Natural Science
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