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Elgaria coerulea shastensis  (Fitch, 1934)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 209016

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Gerrhonotus coeruleus shastensis Fitch, 1934
 
  Common Name(s): Shasta Alligator Lizard [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderAutarchoglossa   
                               FamilyAnguidae  – Alligator Lizards, Anguid Lizards, Anguids, Galliwasps, Glass Lizards  
                                  SubfamilyGerrhonotinae  – alligator lizards  
                                     GenusElgaria Gray, 1838 – Western Alligator Lizards  
                                        SpeciesElgaria coerulea (Wiegmann, 1828) – Northern Alligator Lizard  
                                           SubspeciesElgaria coerulea shastensis (Fitch, 1934) – Shasta Alligator Lizard  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Elgaria coerulea shastensis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Elgaria coerulea shastensis   
       
  Source: Reptile Database (Dec. 2020), website (version Dec 2020)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2020) The Reptile Database, http://www.reptile-database.org   
  Reference for: Elgaria coerulea shastensis, Shasta Alligator Lizard [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Collins, J. T.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Standard Common and Current Scientific Names for North American Amphibians and Reptiles, Fourth Edition   
  Page(s): ii + 40   
  Publisher: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles   
  Publication Place: St. Louis, Missouri, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916984-44-3   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Elgaria coerulea shastensis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Ronald M. Bonett, Jeff Boundy, Frank T. Burbrink, et al. / Moriarty, John J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2017   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, with Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding, Eighth Ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Circular, no. 43   
  Page(s): 102   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-946681-003   
  Notes: Available free as PDF, and as updated database, at https://ssarherps.org/publications/north-american-checklist/   
  Reference for: Shasta Alligator Lizard[English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Schmidt, K. P.  
  Publication Date: 1953   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Check List of North American Amphibians and Reptiles, Sixth Edition   
  Page(s): vii + 280   
  Publisher: The University of Chicago Press   
  Publication Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Elgaria coerulea shastensis   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

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