Calotes versicolor

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Acrodonta 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata Episquamata Toxicofera
Subordo: Iguania
Infraordo: Acrodonta

Familia: Agamidae
Subfamilia: Agaminae
Genus: Calotes
Species: Calotes versicolor
Subspecies (2): C. v. farooqi – C. v. versicolor

Name[edit]

  • Calotes versicolor (Daudin, 1802)

Syntypes: MNHN, lost. [neotype (NCBS AT102, adult ♂) designated by Gowande, Mishra & Mirza (2016: 273), but invalidate by Chaitanya, Giri & Deepak (2017: 586)]

Type locality: unkown; assumed to be “Pondicherry” by Kuhl (1920) and Smith (1935), and fixed as “Pondicherry University Campus, Kalapet, Pondicherry, India (12.029097° N, 79.850343° E, elevation 34m)” by neotype designation, but see Chaitanya, Giri & Deepak (2017: 586).

Combinations[edit]

  • Agama versicolor Daudin 1802: 395 [original combination]
  • Calotes versicolorFitzinger, 1826 [name combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Eastern Garden Lizard