Family Chamaeleonidae Gray 1825 (chameleon)

Reptilia - Squamata - Chamaeleonidae

Alternative spelling: Chamaeleontidae

Parent taxon: Acrodonta according to M. S. Y. Lee and M. W. Caldwell 2000

See also Alifanov 1996, Böhme 2010, Carroll 1988, Cope 1871, Cope 1875, Estes 1983, Frank and Ramus 1996, Kuhn 1946 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Agama sinensis, Agamidae, Barbaturex, Bharatagama, Gueragama, Jeddaherdan, Pachyglossa, Qianshanosaurus, Tikiguania, Tikiguania estesi, Tinosaurus, Xianglong

Subtaxa: Brookesia Chamaeleo Rhampholeon

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Israel (2 collections)

• Pliocene of South Africa (2)

• Miocene of the Czech Republic (1), Germany (6), Greece (1), Kenya (1)

• Cretaceous of Myanmar (1)

Total: 14 collections including 17 occurrences

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