Swaziland's Reptiles Database

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Chamaeleo dilepis   
(Common Flap-necked Chameleon)
(SiSwati: lunwabu)



Description:

Key Features: turreted eyes, clasping feet (with opposable toes), prehensile tail and deep body shape

Comments: Occurs throughout the country in the highveld, middleveld, lowveld and Lubombo regions. Previously one locality listed (FitzSimons 1943), currently six localities recorded.

Habitats:  
Riverine forest
Moist indigenous forest
Woodland
Valley bushveld


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