Chameleon Info: Chamaeleo Gracilis グラシリスカメレオン

Conservation Status


Endanger =====>

Scientific name:
Chamaeleo Gracilis

English name:
Slender Chameleon

Japanese name:





This chameleon lives from East Africa to Central Africa and West Africa.

Like other Chamaeleo, there is crest on the back and stomach.

The flap is smaller than Direpis and larger than Laevigatus.

How to identify between similar species

You can distinguish by the size of the flap as described above between similar other chameleons,.


In Tanzania, it seems to inhabit west of Arusha, Dodoma and Mbeya.

The administrator has searched a lot in Mbeya but has never seen it.

An acquaintance has observed in Dodoma.

On iNaturalist, there is an observation record near Arusha in Tanzania.

See iNaturalist for details. (There is a link in the article.)

Where to find

Like other chameleons, it seems to be on a tree branch about 1 to 3 meters above the surface.


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