Ophisaurus compressus

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Ophisaurus compressus

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: Anguinae
Genus: Ophisaurus
Species: Ophisaurus compressus

Name[edit]

Ophisaurus compressus Cope, 1900

  • Holotype: USNM 21359, ♂, collected by E.P. Alexander in October 1893.
  • Type locality: “South Island, Georgetown County, South Carolina”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Ophisaurus ventralis compressus Cope, 1900: 501 [original combination, as subspecies]
  • Ophisaurus compressusMcConkey, 1952: 1 [subsequent combination, elevate to species]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Island Glass Lizard
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