Species of Chameleons

I have researched and listed 167 different species of Chameleons. At present there are 202 documented species and i am getting round to listing them all. I have shown you their full scientific names and their common names which most people use. If we have missed any species out would you please be kind enough to let us know and we can add it to the list below.

Scientific Name Common Name
Bradypodion caffer Transkei Dwarf Chameleon
Bradypodion carpenteri Carpenter’s Chameleon
Bradypodion damaranum Knysna Dwarf Chameleon
Bradypodion dracomontanum Drakensberg Dwarf Chameleon
Bradypodion excubitor Mt. Kenya Hornless Chameleon
Bradypodion fischeri fischeri Giant Fischer’s Chameleon
Bradypodion fischeri multituberculatum Western Usambara 2-Horned or Fischer’s Chameleon
Bradypodion fischeri uluguruensis Uluguru 2-Horned Chameleon
Bradypodion gutturale Robertson Dwarf Chameleon
Bradypodion karrooicum Karoo Dwarf Chameleon
Bradypodion melanocephalum Black-Headed Dwarf Chameleon
Bradypodion mlanjense
Bradypodion nemorale Zululand Dwarf Chameleon
Bradypodion occidentale Namaqua Dwarf Chameleon
Bradypodion oxyrhinum Sharp-Nosed Chameleon
Bradypodion pumilum Cape Dwarf Chameleon
Bradypodion setaroi Setaro’s Dwarf Chameleon
Bradypodion spinosum Rosette-Nosed Chameleon
Bradypodion taeniabronchum Smith’s Dwarf Chameleon
Bradypodion tavetanum Taveta or Dwarf Fischer’s Chameleon
Bradypodion tenue Usambara Soft-horned Chameleon
Bradypodion thamnobates Natal Midlands Dwarf Chameleon
Bradypodion transvaalense Transvaal Dwarf Chameleon
Bradypodion uthmoelleri Hanang Hornless Chameleon
Bradypodion ventrale Southern Dwarf Chameleon
Bradypodion xenorhinum Strange-nosed Chameleon
Brookesia ambreensis Mt. Amber Pygmy Leaf Chameleon
Brookesia antakarana
Brookesia bekolosy
Brookesia betschi
Brookesia bonsi
Brookesia brygooi Brygoo’s Chameleon
Brookesia decaryi Decary’s Leaf Chameleon
Brookesia dentata
Brookesia ebenaui Ebenau’s Leaf Chameleon
Brookesia exarmata
Brookesia griveaudi
Brookesia karchei
Brookesia lambertoni
Brookesia lineata
Brookesia lolontany
Brookesia minima Pygmy Leaf Chameleon
Brookesia nasus
Brookesia perarmata Armored Leaf Chameleon
Brookesia peyrierasi Peyrieras’ Leaf Chameleon
Brookesia stumpffi Staechel Chamaeleon
Brookesia superciliaris Horned Leaf Chameleon
Brookesia therezieni
Brookesia thieli Thiel’s Pygmy Chameleon
Brookesia tuberculata
Brookesia vadoni Mossy Pygmy Leaf Chameleon
Brookesia valerieae
Calumma andringitraensis
Calumma boettgeri Boettger’s Chameleon
Calumma brevicornis Short-horned or Elephant-Eared Chameleon
Calumma capuroni
Calumma cucullata Hooded Chameleon
Calumma fallax
Calumma furcifer Fork-nosed Chameleon
Calumma gallus
Calumma gastrotaenia Malagasy Side-Striped Chameleon
Calumma glawi
Calumma globifer Globe-Horned Chameleon
Calumma guibei
Calumma guillaumeti
Calumma hilleniusi Hillenius’ Short-Nosed Chameleon
Calumma linota
Calumma malthe Malthe Chameleon
Calumma marojezensis
Calumma nasuta Nosy or Leaf-Nosed Chameleon
Calumma oshaughnessyi Oshaughnessy’s Chameleon
Calumma parsonii Parson’s Chameleon
Calumma parsonii cristifer Crested Parson’s Chameleon
Calumma peyrierasi
Calumma tigris Tiger Chameleon
Calumma tsaratananensis
Calumma vatosoa
Calumma vencesi
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo africanus African Chameleon
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo anchietae Angola Chameleon
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo arabicus
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo calcaricarens
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo calyptratus Veiled or Yemen Chameleon
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo chamaeleon Common or European Chameleon
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo dilepis Flap Neck Chameleon
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo etiennei
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo gracilis Graceful Chameleon
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo laevigatus Smooth Chameleon
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo monachus
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo namaquensis Namaqua or Desert Chameleon
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo quilensis
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo roperi
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo ruspolii
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo senegalensis Senegal Chameleon
Chamaeleo Chamaeleo zeylanicus
Chamaeleo Trioceros affinis Ethiopian Mountain Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros balebicornatus
Chamaeleo Trioceros bitaeniatus Side-striped Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros camerunensis
Chamaeleo Trioceros chapini
Chamaeleo Trioceros conirostratus
Chamaeleo Trioceros cristatus Crested Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros deremensis Giant Usambara 3-horned Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros eisentrauti
Chamaeleo Trioceros ellioti Elliot’s Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros feae Fe’s Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros fuelleborni Flapjack or Poroto Mountain 3-horned Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros goetzei Goetze´s chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros harennae
Chamaeleo Trioceros hoehnelii High Casqued or Helmeted Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros incornutus Ukinga Hornless Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros ituriensis Ituri Forest Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros jacksonii jacksonii Jackson’s Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros jacksonii merumontanus Mt. Meru or Dwarf Jackson’s Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros jacksonii xantholophus Mt. Kenya Yellow Crested Jackson’s Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros johnstoni Johnston’s or Ruwenzori Three-Horned Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros kinetensis
Chamaeleo Trioceros laterispinis Spiny-Flanked Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros marsabitensis Mt. Marsabit Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros melleri Meller’s Chameleon or Giant One-horned Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros montium Mountain or Sailfin Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros oweni Owen’s Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros pfefferi Pfeffer’s Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros quadricornis Four-horned or Cameroon Bearded Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros rudis Rough Mountain or Ruwenzori Side-Striped Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros rudis sternfeldi
Chamaeleo Trioceros schoutendeni
Chamaeleo Trioceros schubotzi Mt. Kenya Side-Striped Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros tempeli Double-Bearded Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros tremperi Eldama Ravine Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros werneri Werner’s 3-Horned Chameleon
Chamaeleo Trioceros wiedersheimi Peacock or Wiedersheim’s Chameleon
Furcifer angeli Angel’s Chameleon
Furcifer antimena Paddle-Nosed or Spiny Chameleon
Furcifer balteatus Tusked Chameleon
Furcifer belalandaensis
Furcifer bifidus
Furcifer campani Jewelled Chameleon
Furcifer cephalolepis Comoro Island Dwarf or Dwarf Panther Chameleon
Furcifer labordi Labord’s Chameleon
Furcifer lateralis Carpet Chameleon
Furcifer major Giant Carpet or Giant Jewel Chameleon
Furcifer minor Lesser Chameleon
Furcifer monoceras
Furcifer nicosiai
Furcifer oustaleti Giant Madagascar or Oustalet’s Chameleon
Furcifer pardalis Panther Chameleon
Furcifer petteri Petter’s Chameleon
Furcifer polleni  The Mayotte Chameleon
Furcifer rhinoceratus Rhinoceros Chameleon
Furcifer tuzetae  Ambiky Chameleon
Furcifer verrucosus Spiny or Warty Chameleon
Furcifer willsii Wills’ Chameleon
Rhampholeon (Bicuspis) marshalli Marshall’s Pygmy Chameleon
Rhampholeon (Rhinodigitum) boulengeri Boulenger’s Pygmy Chameleon
Rhampholeon (Rhinodigitum) moyeri
Rhampholeon (Rhinodigitum) nchisiensis Pitless Pygmy Chameleon
Rhampholeon (Rhinodigitum) platyceps
Rhampholeon (Rhinodigitum) uluguruensis Uluguru Pygmy Chameleon
Rhampholeon spectrum Spectral Pygmy Chameleon
Rhampholeon spinosum Rosette-Nosed Chameleon
Rhampholeon temporalis Usambara Pitted Pygmy Chameleon
Rieppeleon brachyurus Beardless Pygmy Chameleon or Beardless Leaf Chameleon
Rieppeleon brevicaudatus Bearded Pygmy of Short-Tailed Pygmy Chameleon
Rieppeleon kerstenii Kenya Pygmy Or Kersten’s Pygmy Chameleon


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