Platysaurus pungweensis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Scincoidea 

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
Subordo: Scincomorpha
Superfamilia: Scincoidea

Familia: Cordylidae
Subfamilia: Platysaurinae
Genus: Platysaurus
Species: Platysaurus pungweensis
Subspecies (2): P. p. blakei – P. p. pungweensis

Name[edit]

  • Platysaurus pungweensis Broadley, 1959: 314

Holotype: NMSR 1975.

Type locality: “Pungwe River, 730 m elevation, Rhodesia [=Zimbabwe]”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Platysaurus guttatus pungweensis Broadley, 1959: 314 [original combination, as subspecies]
  • Platysaurus pungweensisBroadley, 1978 [subseuent combination, elevate to species]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Pungwe Flat Lizard