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.
  • Scientific name
    Chamaeleo gracilis Hallowell, 1842
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Graceful Chameleon
  • Collector
    A Todd
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Africa: Western Africa: Sierra Leone: Freetown
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Previous number: 1987.143.85-87
Object view = Natural Science
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