Varanus juxtindicus

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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
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata, Episquamata, Toxicofera
Subordo: Anguimorpha
Infraordo: Paleoanguimorpha

Superfamilia: Varanoidea
Familia: Varanidae
Genus: Varanus
Subgenus: Varanus (Euprepiosaurus)
Species: Varanus juxtindicus

Name[edit]

Holotype: ZMUC R E 605, adult ♂, collected by the Danish Noona Dan Expedition, on 1962.

Type locality: “Lake Tegano (= Te-Nggano), near Niupani (11°41’ S, 160°22’ E), Rennell Island, Solomon Islands”.

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Böhme, W., Philipp, K. & Ziegler, T. 2002. Another new member of the Varanus (Euprepiosaurus) indicus group (Sauria, Varanidae): an undescribed species from Rennell Island, Solomon Islands. Salamandra 38(1): 15-26.

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Rennell-Insel-Waran
English: Rennell Island Monitor