Smaug vandami

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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: Cordylinae
Genus: Smaug
Species: Smaug vandami

Name[edit]

Holotype: TM 7407, adult ♀.

Type locality: “Gravelotte, Leydsdorp District, E. Transvaal”, South Africa.

Combinations[edit]

  • Zonurus vandami FitzSimons, 1930: 25 [original combination]
  • [Cordylus vandami] — FitzSimons, 1943: 420 [name combination, by implication]
  • Cordylus warreni vandamiLoveridge, 1944: 23 [name combination, reduce to subspecies]
  • Cordylus vandamiBranch, 1998 [name combination, restaured to species]
  • Smaug vandamiStanley et al., 2011: 64 [name combination]

Synonyms[edit]

  • Zonurus vandami perkoensis FitzSimons, 1930: 27

Holotype: TM 12804.

Type locality: “Farm 'Perkoe', Olifant's River District, E. Transvaal”, South Africa.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Van Dam’s Girdled Lizard