Mesaspis antauges

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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: Mesaspis antauges

Name[edit]

  • Mesaspis antauges (Cope, 1866)

Holotype: USNM 30221, adult ♂.

Type locality: “[Pico de] Orizaba, Veracruz [, Mexico].”

Conbinations[edit]

  • Barissia antauges Cope, 1866: 132 [original combination (misspelling genus)]
  • Gerrhonotus antaugesBocourt, 1878: 346 [name combination]
  • Mesaspis antaugesGood, 1988: 83 [name combination]

Synonyms[edit]

  • Pterogasterus modestus Cope, 1878: 97 [synonymized by Smith (1984: 153)]

Lectotype: USNM 7084, ♀. [designated by Solano-Zavaleta, la Luz & Clause (2017: 562)]

Paralectotype: USNM 591589–591590, ♀. [designated by Solano-Zavaleta, la Luz & Clause (2017: 562)]

Type locality: “probably Guatemala” emmended to “Mount Orizaba, Veracruz” by Smith (1942: 369)

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Mount Orizaba Alligator Lizard