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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Chamaeleonidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Chamaeleonidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Eswatini Species List, Jordan Species List, Flickr Group, NMNH Herpetology in DwC A, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, Egypt Species List, AnAge articles, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, Hone et al 2013, ReptileDB, IUCN, Algeria Species List, Angola Species List, Australia Species List, Benin Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Burundi Species List, Cameroon Species List, Comoros Species List, Cyprus Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Gabon Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Greece Species List, Guinea Species List, India Species List, Israel Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Kenya Species List, Lebanon Species List, Liberia Species List, Libya Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malawi Species List, Mali Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Namibia Species List, Niger Species List, Nigeria Species List, Oman Species List, Palestine Species List, Portugal Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Rwanda Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Senegal Species List, Seychelles Species List, Sierra Leone Species List, Somalia Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Togo Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, Uganda Species List, Yemen Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, United States Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, and South Atlantic Species List

Alternative Names

? antisensis d'Orbigny, 1834
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? bisulcus Molina, 1782
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? seneliticus Ameghino, 1888
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? sulcatus Ameghino, 1882
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Apola Gray 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chamaeleontidae
Invalid according to {resource_name} (unavailable, literature misspelling)
Chamaeleontidae
Obsolete variant according to Paleobiology Database
Crassonota Gray 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyneosaura Gray 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diceros Swainson 1839
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dicranosaura Gray 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ensirostris Gray 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Evoluticauda Angel 1942
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leandria Angel 1933
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Microsaura Gray 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Phumanola Gray 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pterosaurus Gray 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sauroceras Gray 1865
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Triceras Fitzinger 1843
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

chameleons preferred
Chameleons
Recognized by CITES
chameleon
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Q14549

chameleon preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bjn

Anguy preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hak

Pien-set-liùng preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Map Bms

Londok preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Mrj

Хамелеон preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Nan

Kim-chîⁿ-ku preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pnb

گرگٹ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vls

Kameleong preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Afrikaans

Verkleurmannetjie preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Albanian

Kameleoni preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Amharic

እስስት preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Arabic

حرباء preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Armenian

Քամելեոն preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Buqələmunlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Basque

Kameleoi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Belarusian

хамелеоны preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bengali

বহুরূপী preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bosnian

Kameleoni preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Breton

Kameleon preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Хамелеони preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Camaleó preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Camaleons preferred
Recognized by franpax1 and admin

Croatian

Kameleoni preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

chameleonovití preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Kamæleon preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

kameleons preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

Ĥameleono preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Estonian

Kameeleonlased preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Faroese

Kamelónir preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Kameleontit preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

French

Caméléons preferred
Recognized by CITES

Galician

Camaleón preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

ქამელეონები preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Chamäleons preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Greek, Modern (1453-)

Χαμαιλέοντας preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hausa

Hawainiya preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

זיקיתיים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hindi

गिरगिट preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Kaméleonfélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Icelandic

Kameljón preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ido

Kameleono preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Irish

Caimileon preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

カメレオン科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, piaf, and admin

Kannada

ಗೋಸುಂಬೆ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kazakh

Хамелеон preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kinyarwanda

Uruwumvu preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kirghiz; Kyrgyz

Хамелеондор preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kurdish

Margîse preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latvian

Hameleoni preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lingala

Longónya preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Chameleonai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Luxembourgish; Letzeburgesch

Chamäleonen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

Камелеон preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malay

Sumpah-sumpah preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malayalam

ഓന്ത് preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Navajo; Navaho

Naʼashǫ́ʼii łahgo ánééhé preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

kameleonar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
kameleoner preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Oriya

ବହୁରୂପୀ ଏଣ୍ଡୁଅ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

آفتاب‌پرست preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

kameleonowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Portuguese

Camaleão preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Punjabi

ਗਿਰਗਿਟ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan

Cameleon preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

хамелеоны preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Scottish Gaelic

Leòmhann-làir preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Serbian

камелеон preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shambala

Kameleoni preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shona

Rwavhi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Chameleónovité preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Somali

Jirjiroole preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Kameleoni preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Camaleones preferred
Recognized by CITES

Sundanese

Londok preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swahili

Kinyonga preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Kameleonter preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tagalog

Hunyango preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tajik

Бӯқаламун preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tamil

ஓந்தி preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Telugu

ఊసరవెల్లి preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

วงศ์กิ้งก่าคาเมเลี่ยน preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Bukalemun preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

хамелеони preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Uzbek

Xameleonlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Họ Tắc kè hoa preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Welsh

Madfall symudliw preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Chamaeleonidae

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Reptilia
Squamata
664 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

IUCN

Animalia
Chordata
Reptilia
Squamata
Chamaeleonidae (this page)