Top 8 Smallest Lizards in the World

Anole (1.6-2 inches)

Anoles are small lizards known for their ability to change colors and their agility. They are found in various habitats across the world.

Dwarf Gecko (0.6-1.6 inches)

Dwarf geckos are tiny lizards with adhesive toe pads that allow them to climb vertical surfaces. They inhabit tropical regions and feed on insects.

Jaragua Sphaero (0.8-1.3 inches)

The Jaragua Sphaero is a critically endangered lizard species endemic to the Dominican Republic. It has a round body and short legs.

Stump-Toed Gecko (0.8-1.6 inches)

Stump-toed geckos are small lizards found in Southeast Asia. They possess specialized toe pads that allow them to adhere to smooth surfaces.

Brookesia Micra (0.9 inches)

The Brookesia Micra is one of the tiniest lizards in the world. It was discovered on the island of Madagascar and has a size similar to a match head.

Pygmy Chameleon (1-1.6 inches)

Pygmy chameleons are small lizards known for their ability to change colors and their zygodactylous feet. They are native to East Africa.

Leaf Chameleon (1-1.2 inches)

Leaf chameleons are miniature lizards that resemble leaves, allowing them to blend seamlessly with their environment. They inhabit Madagascar.

Leaf Chameleon (1-1.2 inches)

The dwarf bearded dragon is a small species of lizard with unique scales on its chin that resemble a beard. They are native to Australia.