Varanus prasinus

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Varanus prasinus

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 (Hapturosaurus)
Species: Varanus prasinus

Name[edit]

Holotype: RMNH 4812.

Type locality: “Westküste von Neuguinea”, specified to “Fort de Bus, Bai Oeroe Langoroe”, W coast of New Guinea, by Mertens (1963: 14).

Combinations[edit]

  • Monitor prasinus Schlegel, 1839: 78 [original combination]
  • Varanus prasinusBleeker, 1856: 278 [subsequent combination]
  • Varanus (Odatria) prasinusMertens, 1942: 168 [subsequent combination, subgenus]
  • Varanus (Euprepiosaurus) prasinusBöhme, 1988: 139 [subsequent combination, subgenus]
  • Varanus (Hapturosaurus) prasinusBucklitsch, Böhme & Koch, 2016: 37 [subsequent combination, subgenus]

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Schlegel, H. 1839. Abbildungen neuer oder unvollständig bekannter Amphibien, nach der Natur oder dem Leben entworfen und mit einem erläuternden Texte begleitet. Arne and Co.: Düsseldorf. xiv + 141 pp. BHL
  • Bucklitsch, Y., Böhme, W. & Koch, A. 2016. Scale Morphology and Micro-Structure of Monitor Lizards (Squamata: Varanidae: Varanus spp.) and their Allies: Implications for Systematics, Ecology, and Conservation. Zootaxa 4153(1): 1–192. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4153.1.1. Reference page. 

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Smaragdwaran
English: Emerald Monitor
français: varan émeraude
magyar: Smaragd varánusz, smaragdzöld varánusz
日本語: ミドリホソオオトカゲ
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