Tupinambis

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Tupinambis teguixin

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Teioidea

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata Episquamata

Subordo: Lacertoidea
Infraordo: Teioidea

Familia: Teiidae
Genus: Tupinambis
Species: T. duseni – T. longilineus – T. merianae – T. palustris – T. quadrilineatus – T. rufescens – T. teguixin

Name[edit]

Type species: Tupinambis monitor Daudin (= Tupinambis teguixin) by subsequent designation (Burt & Burt, 1933).

Synonymy[edit]

  • Tupinambis Daudin, 1802: 20.
  • Tutor Goldfuss, 1820: 168. Type species Monitor americanus Goldfuss.
  • Custa Fleming, 1822: 274. Type species Lacerta teguixin Linnaeus by subsequent designation (Peters & Donoso-Barros 1970).
  • Exypnestes Kaup 1826: 88. Type species Tupinambis monitor Daudin.
  • Ctenodus Wagler, 1828: 860. Type species Tupinambis nigropunctatus Spix.
  • Podinema Wagler, 1830: 153. Type species Lacerta teguixin Linnaeus.
  • Ctenodon Wagler, 1830: 153. Type species Tupinambis nigropunctatus Spix.
  • Teguixin Gray, 1831: 29. Type species Lacerta teguixin Linnaeus.
  • Gymnogomphius Wagler, 1833: 892. Type species Lacerta teguixin Linnaeus.

References[edit]

  • Daudin, F.M., 1802: Histoire naturelle générale et particulière des Reptiles. Volume 3. F. Dufart, Paris, 452 pp.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Tegus
español: Iguanas