Mesaspis

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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: Mesaspis
Species (7): M. antauges – M. cuchumatanus – M. gadovii – M. juarezi – M. monticola – M. moreletii – M. viridiflava

Name[edit]

Type species: Gerrhonotus moreleti Bocourt, 1871, by subsequent designation by Tihen (1949: 596).

Taxonomic note: create as a genus was subsumed in Gerrhonotus by Bocourt (1878); synonymized with Barisia by Tihen (1949: 596); synonymized with Gerrhonotus by Wermuth (1969: 14); and restaured to full genus by Good (1988: 81).

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