Chameleon Info: Kinyongia Multituberculata マルチカメレオン

Conservation Status


Endanger =====>

Scientific name:
Kinyongia Multituberculata

English name:
West Usambara Blade-horned Chameleon

Japanese name:





This is a two-horned chameleon that inhabits West Usambara in Tanga.

Medium size as a two-horned chameleon.

The crest is elongated compared to other two-horned species.

How to identify between similar species

The two-horned chameleon is difficult to distinguish, so I will put it in detail in the information post.

This specie has the crest which continues to the root of the tail.

And other species seem to grow only up to half of the body.


It is a chameleon that inhabits the western Usambara in Tanga.

Please refer to Tanga information for details of the area.

Where to find

Because it can live on farms, it is often found on the hedges of farmhouses outside the village and shrubs beside the road.

Many inhabitants make it easy to find it.


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