About this object

Large chameleon, lacking horns. Colour variable, all shades of green, blue-green, brown or rufous, usually has a prominent light brown or white stripe on flank with patches on shoulder and on the middle of the back. Skin on chin may be vivid orange, dull orange-yellow or white. Length up to 25 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1987.143.86
  • Scientific name
    Chamaeleo gracilis Hallowell, 1842
  • Classification
    REPTILIA SAURIA CHAMAELEONIDAE
  • Common name
    Graceful Chameleon
  • Collector
    A Todd
  • Date collected
    1962-06-21
  • Place collected
    Africa: Western Africa: Sierra Leone: Freetown
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Natural Science
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