Elgaria coerulea

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Elgaria coerulea

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 coerulea
Subspecies (4): E. c. coerulea – E. c. palmeri – E. c. principis – E. c. shastensis

Name[edit]

Holotype: ZMB 1163, collected by A. von Chamisso on 1816.

Type locality: “Brasilia” (in error); modified to “San Francisco, California” by Stejneger (1902).

Combinations[edit]

  • Gerrhonotus coeruleus Wiegmann, 1828: 380 [original combination]
  • Elgaria coeruleaTihen, 1949: 595 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Northern Alligator Lizard
français: Lézard-alligator boréal
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