Tupinambis

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Tupinambis teguixin

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Gymnophthalmoidea 

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

Subordo: Lacertoidea
Suprefamilia: Gymnophthalmoidea

Familia: Teiidae
Subfamilia: Tupinambinae
Genus: Tupinambis
Species (8): T. cryptus – T. cuzcoensis – T. longilineus – T. matipu – T. palustris – T. quadrilineatus – T. teguixin – T. zuliensis

Name[edit]

Type species: Tupinambis monitor Daudin (= Lacerta teguixin) by subsequent designation by Burt & Burt (1933: 77).

Synonyms[edit]

Type species Monitor americanus Goldfuss, by monotypy.

Type species Lacerta teguixin Linnaeus, 1758, by subsequent designation by Peters & Donoso-Barros (1970: 271).

  • Exypnestes Kaup, 1826: 88

Type species Tupinambis monitor Daudin, 1802, by monotypy.

Type species Tupinambis nigropunctatus Spix, 1825, by monotypy.

  • Podinema Wagler, 1830: 153

Type species Lacerta teguixin Linnaeus, 1758, by monotypy.

  • Ctenodon Wagler, 1830: 153

Type species Tupinambis nigropunctatus Spix, 1825, by monotypy.

  • Teguixin Gray, 1831: 29

Type species Lacerta teguixin Linnaeus, 1758, by monotypy.

  • Gymnogomphius Wagler, 1833: 892

Type species Lacerta teguixin Linnaeus, 1758, by monotypy.

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Daudin, F.M. 1802. Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière, des reptiles : ouvrage faisant suite à l'Histoire naturelle générale et particulière, composée par Leclerc de Buffon, et rédigée par C.S. Sonnini. Tome Troisième.. L'Imprimerie de F. Dufart: Paris. 452 pp. + plates XXVI–XLV. BHL Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Tegus
español: Iguanas
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