Varanus kordensis

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Varanus kordensis

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 (Hapturosaurus)
Species: Varanus kordensis

Name[edit]

  • Varanus kordensis (Meyer, 1874)

Holotype: MTKD [destroyed during WWII]

Neotype: RMNH 21009, ♀. [designed by De Lisle (2009: 11), but invalid fide Böhme & Koch (2010: 62)]

Type locality: “Mysore (Kordo) [=Biak Island]”, Schouten Archipelago, West Papua, Indonesia.

Combinations[edit]

  • Monitor kordensis Meyer, 1874: 131 [original combination]
  • Varanus (Odatria) prasinus kordensisMertens, 1942: 169 [subsequent combination, reduce to subspecies]
  • Varanus (Euprepiosaurus) prasinus kordensisBöhme, 1988: 139 [subsequent combination, subgenus]
  • Varanus kordensisJacobs, 2002 [subsequent combination, restaure to species]
  • Varanus (Hapturosaurus) kordensisBucklitsch, Böhme & Koch, 2016: 37 [subsequent combination, subgenus]

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Biak-Baumwaran
English: Biak Emerald Monitor
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