Common Chameleon

Chamaeleo chamaeleon

The Common Chameleon is the only species of Chamaleonidae of Europe.
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Naming

Four sub-species are identified:
⤷ ''Chamaeleo chamaeleon chamaeleon''
⤷ ''Chamaeleo chamaeleon musae''
⤷ ''Chamaeleo chamaeleon orientalis''
⤷ ''Chamaeleo chamaeleon rectricrista''
Chamaleon closeup  Chamaeleo chamaeleon,Common Chameleon

Distribution

In Europe: Southern Greece , Malta, Southern Portugal, Southern Spain, Cyprus. In North Africa and the Middle East: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Western Sahara, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassReptilia
OrderSquamata
FamilyChamaeleonidae
GenusChamaeleo
SpeciesC. chamaeleon