Brookesia therezieni shipment came in today. Need to make sure they’re all therezieni👍🏻

2 males and 3 females came in today. I see some slight differences and think there’s a possibility of the typical superciliaris mixup. I’m going to let them hydrate for a bit and have a chance to settle in and then grab pics after. I just need to know what the best pictures to help with this are. I’m aware of the tubercles just not sure how to best capture them. As well as therezieni spines continues onto their tail. What pictures will best help you guys help me verify species?
 
You can post pics of them here and then perhaps @Chris Anderson will bless his almighty knowledge upon you. I have also done research on the differences as well. So maybe we can come to some kind of consensus.
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heres #1. Best I could get at the time
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Here’s #2 yes it’s the same one just color change in between pics.
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#3
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You can post pics of them here and then perhaps @Chris Anderson will bless his almighty knowledge upon you. I have also done research on the differences as well. So maybe we can come to some kind of consensus.
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Pic 3 and 5 seem to be the outliers. Thank you so much for any help and I love this community. So glad I’m back in the hobby.
I appreciate you and wanted to say that even if there is a species mixup that they have all hydrated and every single one has eaten at least 3 crickets. Very impressed for WC. They could all be the same but I’m not sure and can still get better pictures later. I think pic 3 and 5 are either gravid females or a different species
 
They are beautiful and adorable! Wishing you much success with them.
Thank you so much, just hope to make sure they’re all the same species and then I’ll be good to go! 5 of them ate 25 crickets as fast as they could after I agitated them for pictures, minutes after putting them into their enclosure. I was surprised for a wc species, acclimation typically spooks me. My optimism is up for these guys!
 

Mendez

Chameleon Enthusiast
Your specimens look fantastic! I definitely want to get some of these guys for myself.

Here's a helpful thread if you haven't read it yet:
https://www.chameleonforums.com/threads/brookesia-superciliaris-and-therezieni.161438/

I'll start looking through the pics either later today or tomorrow. It will just be my opinion along with my reasoning for why I think it's either superciliaris or therezieni. I'm not an expert, so it won't be a definitive confirmation. Take whatever I say with a grain of salt. Hopefully, the experts mentioned previously (@Mawtyplant and @Chris Anderson) also chime in.
 

Chris Anderson

Dr. House of Chameleons
Staff member
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I appreciate you and wanted to say that even if there is a species mixup that they have all hydrated and every single one has eaten at least 3 crickets. Very impressed for WC. They could all be the same but I’m not sure and can still get better pictures later. I think pic 3 and 5 are either gravid females or a different species
Yes, the animals in 1, 2, and 4 are definitely B. therezieni. The animals in 3 and 5 may be as well, but look like B. superciliaris. If you can get higher resolution images of the sides of the base of the tail, that would help.

Chris
 

redhorse

Chameleon Enthusiast
WOW! WOW! WOW!----Be ready for some eggs. I am so excited. I am frozen in thought don't even know what to think (my mental inspiration to wanting another critter- hasn't happened in 4 years). Ohhhhhh I'm in trouble. :)

If you have the B. superciliaris you might notice their pink/red inner lips as they eat (if what was sold years ago were labeled properly for me). WOW!!! my heart is beating so fast...
 
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