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Cercosaura  Wagler, 1830
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208962

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                               FamilyGymnophthalmidae Fitzinger, 1826 – Spectacled Lizards  
                                  GenusCercosaura Wagler, 1830  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Cercosaura anomala (Müller, 1923) – Anomalous Cercosaura, Strange Pholiodobolus 
                                     Species Cercosaura anordosquama Sturaro, Rodrigues, Colli, Knowles and Avila-Pires, 2018  
                                     Species Cercosaura argulus Peters, 1863 – White-lipped Prionodactylus 
                                     Species Cercosaura bassleri Ruibal, 1952  
                                     Species Cercosaura doanae Echevarría, Barboza and Venegas, 2015  
                                     Species Cercosaura eigenmanni (Griffin, 1917) – Eigenmann's Prionodactylus 
                                     Species Cercosaura hypnoides Doan and Lamar, 2012  
                                     Species Cercosaura manicata O'Shaughnessy, 1881 – Slender Prionodactylus 
                                     Species Cercosaura nigroventris (Gorzula and Senaris, 1999)  
                                     Species Cercosaura ocellata Wagler, 1830 – Ocellated Tegu 
                                     Species Cercosaura olivacea (Gray, 1845) – Olive Tegu 
                                     Species Cercosaura oshaughnessyi (Boulenger, 1885) – White-Striped Eyed Lizard 
                                     Species Cercosaura pacha Mamani, Chaparro, Correa, Alarcón, Salas and Catenazzi, 2020  
                                     Species Cercosaura parkeri (Ruibal, 1952) – Parker's Many-fingered Teiid 
                                     Species Cercosaura phelpsorum (Lancini, 1968)  
                                     Species Cercosaura quadrilineata Boettger, 1876 – Lined Many-fingered Teiid 
                                     Species Cercosaura schreibersii Wiegmann, 1834 – Long-tailed Little Lizard, Schreibers' Many-fingered Teiid 
                                     Species Cercosaura steyeri (Tedesco, 1998)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cercosaura   
  Source: Reptile Database (Nov 2021), website (version Nov-2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P, Aguilar, R. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2021) The Reptile Database,, accessed 12 Dec 2021   
  Reference for: Cercosaura   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Applegarth, J. S.  
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Index to the Genera of Reptilia - A Device to Assist Curators. Sauria (Lacertilia and Amphisbaenia), Third Edition   
  Page(s): 54   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Cercosaura   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Peters, J. A., and R. Donoso-Barros  
  Publication Date: 1986   
  Article/Chapter Title: Lizards and Amphisbaenians - Part 2. Revised edition with new material by P. E. Vanzolini   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Cercosaura   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sánchez-Pacheco, Santiago J., Omar Torres-Carvajal, Vanessa Aguirre-Peñafiel, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2018   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogeny of Riama (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae), impact of phenotypic evidence on molecular datasets, and the origin of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta endemic fauna   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Cladistics, vol. 34, no. 3   
  Page(s): 260-291   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1096-0031   
  Notes: doi: 10.1111/cla.12203   
  Reference for: Cercosaura   

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