Uromastyx aegyptia

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Uromastyx aegyptia

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Acrodonta 

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: Iguania
Infraordo: Acrodonta

Familia: Agamidae
Subfamilia: Uromastycinae
Genus: Uromastyx
Species: Uromastyx aegyptia
Subspecies (3): U. a. aegyptia – U. a. leptieni – U. a. microlepis

Name[edit]

Uromastyx aegyptia (Forsskål, 1775)

  • Neotype: ZFMK 44216, adult ♂, collected by I. Rehak in August 1982. [designated by Wilms & Böhme (2000: 136)]
  • Type locality: “Aegypto [=Egypt]”, redesigned by neotype designation to “Egypt, Suez at the road to Cairo” by Wilms & Böhme (2000: 136).

Combinations[edit]

  • Lacerta aegyptia Forsskål, 1775: 13 [original combination]
  • Uromastix aegyptiusAnderson, 1898: 129 [subsequent combination]
  • Uromastyx aegyptiaFlower, 1933: 779 [subsequent combination]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Forsskål, P.S. 1775. Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Ex Officina Mölleri: Hauniae [=Copenhagen]. 1–20 + i–xxxiv + 1–164 + 1 map. BHL Reference page

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Egyptian Spiny–tailed Lizard