Gerrhonotus liocephalus

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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: Gerrhonotus
Species: Gerrhonotus liocephalus
Subspecies (3): G. l. austrinus – G. l. liocephalus – G. l. loweryi

Name[edit]

Holotype: ZMB 1153, juvenile indet., probably collected by F. Deppe between September–December 1825.

Type locality: not given; indicate as “Mexico” by Wiegmann (1934), restricted to “Oaxaca” by Bocourt (1878), and to “Tlapancingo, Oaxaca” by Smith & Taylor (1950), in error fide Streseman (1954), and to “probably was collected instead in the vicinity of Oaxaca City or between there and Vista Hermosa” by Smith (pers. comm.)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Gerrhonotus tesselatus Wiegmann, 1834: 32

Holotype: ZMB 1153, juvenile indet., probably collected by F. Deppe between September–December 1825.

Type locality: “Mexico”.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Texas Alligator Lizard
español: Lagartija caimán sureña