Brookesia micra

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Brookesia micra
Brookesia micra on a match head.jpg
Juvenile specimen on match heid
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Reptilia
Infracless: Lepidosauromorpha
Superorder: Lepidosauria
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Lacertilia
Infraorder: Iguania
Faimily: Chamaeleonidae
Genus: Brookesia
Species: B. micra
Binomial name
Brookesia micra
Glaw et al., 2012[1]

Brookesia micra is a species o chameleon frae the islet o Nosy Hara in Antsiranana, Madagascar. As o 14 Februar 2012, it is the smawest kent chameleon an amang the smawest reptiles, smaa enough tae staund on the heid o a match. In length, adult Brookesia micra can grow up tae 29 mm (1.1 in).[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Glaw, F.; Köhler, J. R.; Townsend, T. M.; Vences, M. (2012). Salamin, Nicolas (ed.). "Rivaling the World's Smallest Reptiles: Discovery of Miniaturized and Microendemic New Species of Leaf Chameleons (Brookesia) from Northern Madagascar". PLoS ONE. 7 (2): e31314. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031314. PMC 3279364. PMID 22348069. Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg