Elgaria kingii

From Wikispecies
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Elgaria kingii

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Diploglossa 

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: Anguimorpha
Infraordo: Neoanguimorpha
Superfamilia: Diploglossa

Familia: Anguidae
Subfamilia: Gerrhonotinae
Genus: Elgaria
Species: Elgaria kingii
Subspecies (3): E. k. ferruginea – E. k. kingii – E. k. nobilis

Name[edit]

Elgaria kingii Gray, 1838

  • Holotype: BMNH 1946.8.29 (formerly V25a), adult indet., presented by Thomas Bell.
  • Type locality: not stated, designated as “Mexico” by Boulenger (1885: 275), restricted to “Mojarachic, Chihuahua” by Smith & Taylor (1950: 327), and subsequently to “Huachuca Mountains, Arizona” by Schmidt (1953: 139).

Combinations[edit]

  • Elgaria kingii Gray, 1838: 390 [original combination]
  • Gerrhonotus kingiiMüller, 1865: 604 [subsequent combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Links[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Mexikanische Alligatorschleiche
English: Madrean Alligator Lizard
Wikimedia Commons For more multimedia, look at Elgaria kingii on Wikimedia Commons.