Bradypodion gutturale

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Bradypodion gutturale


Taxonavigation: Acrodonta 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata Episquamata Toxicofera
Subordo: Iguania
Infraordo: Acrodonta

Familia: Chamaeleonidae
Subfamilia: Chamaeleoninae
Genus: Bradypodion
Species: Bradypodion gutturale


Bradypodion gutturale (Smith, 1849)

Type locality: Republic of South Africa (W Cape Province).

Holotype: Not located; presumed lost (Fitzsimons 1935/36: 270 & 1943: 168).


  • Chamaeleon gutturalis Smith 1849: 3
  • Chamaeleo pumilus gutturalisHillenius 1959
  • Bradypodion pumilum gutturaleKlaver & Böhme 1997
  • Bradypodion ventrale gutturaleBranch 1998


  • Smith, A. 1849. Illustrations of the Zoology of South Africa. 3 (Reptiles). London, Smith, Elder & Co.
  • Nečas, P. 1999. Chameleons – Nature's Hidden Jewels. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt; 348 pp. ISBN 3-930612-04-6 (Europe). ISBN 1-57524-137-4 (USA, Canada). Reference page
  • Branch, W.R. 1998. Field Guide to the Snakes and Other Reptiles of Southern Africa. Fully Revised and Updated to Include 83 New Species. Ralph Curtis Books (Sanibel Island, Florida), 399 pp.
  • Bradypodion gutturale at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 11 March 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Robertson Dwarf Chameleon