Trioceros conirostratus Tilbury, 1998

Sudanese unicorn chameleon



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Chamaeleo conirostratum Tilbury, 1998


Conservation Status

Last record: 1982

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN RedList status: Least Concern



Kenya & South Sudan


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Tilbury, C. 1998. Two new chameleons (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae) from isolated Afromontane forests in Sudan and Ethiopia. Bonner zoologische Beitrage 47(3-4): 293-299.


Other references:

Stipala, J. (2014a). Mountain Dragons: In Search of Chameleons in the Highlands of Kenya. Jan Stipala, Singapore.

Stipala, J. (2014b). Trioceros conirostratus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 13 December 2014.

Stipala, J., Lutzmánn, N., Malonza, P.K., Borghesio, L., Wilkinson, P., Godley, B. and Evans, M.R. 2011. A new species of chameleon (Sauria: Chamaeleonidae) from the highlands of northwest Kenya. Zootaxa 3002: 1-16.

Stipala, J., Lutzmánn, N., Malonza, P.K., Wilkinson, P., Godley, B., Nyamanche, J. and Evans, M.R. 2012. A new species of chameleon (Squamata: Chamaeleonidae) from the Aberdare Mountains in the central highlands of Kenya. Zootaxa 3391: 1-22.

Tilbury, C.R. 2010. Chameleons of Africa: An Atlas, Including the Chameleons of Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt.


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