Xenosaurus rackhami

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Neoanguimorpha 

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: Neoanguimorpha

Familia: Xenosauridae
Genus: Xenosaurus
Species: Xenosaurus rackhami

Name[edit]

Holotype: UMMZ 89072, adult ♂.

Type locality: “Finca Volcán (49 km east of Cobán), Alta Verapaz, Guatemala, at an altitude of about 4000 feet.”

Combinations[edit]

  • Xenosaurus rackhami rackhami Werler & Shannon, 1961: 128 [subsequent combination, reduce to subspecies]
  • Xenosaurus grandis rackhamiLynch & Smith, 1965: 171 [subsequent combination, reduced to subspecies]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Rackham’s Knob-scaled Lizard