Varanus indicus

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Varanus indicus

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Paleoanguimorpha 

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
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata, Episquamata, Toxicofera
Subordo: Anguimorpha
Infraordo: Paleoanguimorpha

Superfamilia: Varanoidea
Familia: Varanidae
Genus: Varanus
Subgenus: Varanus (Euprepiosaurus)
Species: Varanus indicus
Subspecies (2): V. i. indicus – V. i. rouxi

Name[edit]

  • Varanus indicus (Daudin, 1802)

Holotype: MNHN. [lost fide Brygoo (1987)]

Neotype: RMNH 40846, collected by F. Kopstein, on May 1922. [designated by Weijola (2015: 139)]

Type locality: “île d'Amboine [=Ambon]”, Moluccas, Indonesia.

Combinations[edit]

  • Tupinambis indicus Daudin, 1802: 46 [original combination]
  • Monitor indicusPeters, 1876: 531 [subsequent combination]
  • Varanus indicusBoulenger, 1883: 316 [subsequent combination]
  • Varanus (Euprepiosaurus) indicusBöhme, 1988: 139 [name combination, subgenus]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Daudin, F.M. 1802. Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière, des reptiles : ouvrage faisant suite à l'Histoire naturelle générale et particulière, composée par Leclerc de Buffon, et rédigée par C.S. Sonnini. Tome Troisième. L'Imprimerie de F. Dufart: Paris. 452 pp. + plates XXVI–XLV. BHL Reference page. 

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Vernacular names[edit]

Akan: Mampam
Deutsch: Pazifikwaran
English: Mangrove Monitor, Mangrove Goanna, Monitor Lizzard
日本語: マングローブオオトカゲ
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