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Callisaurus draconoides  Blainville, 1835
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173906

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Zebra-tailed Lizard [English]
    Lagartija cachora [Spanish]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                            SuborderIguania  – iguanes, Iguanas  
                               FamilyPhrynosomatidae  – North American Spiny Lizards  
                                     GenusCallisaurus Blainville, 1835 – Zebra-tailed Lizards  
                                        SpeciesCallisaurus draconoides Blainville, 1835 – Zebra-tailed Lizard, Lagartija cachora  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Subspecies Callisaurus draconoides bogerti Martin del Campo, 1943  
                                           Subspecies Callisaurus draconoides brevipes Bogert and Dorson, 1942  
                                           Subspecies Callisaurus draconoides carmenensis Dickerson, 1919  
                                           Subspecies Callisaurus draconoides crinitus Cope, 1896  
                                           Subspecies Callisaurus draconoides draconoides Blainville, 1835 – Zebra-tailed Lizard, Common Zebra-tailed Lizard 
                                           Subspecies Callisaurus draconoides inusitatus Dickerson, 1919  
                                           Subspecies Callisaurus draconoides myurus Richardson, 1915 – Nevada Gridiron-tailed Lizard, Northern Zebra-tailed Lizard, Nevada Zebratail Lizard 
                                           Subspecies Callisaurus draconoides rhodostictus Cope, 1896 – Mojave Zebra-tailed Lizard, Western Zebratail Lizard, Mojave Zebratail Lizard 
                                           Subspecies Callisaurus draconoides ventralis (Hallowell, 1852) – Arizona Gridiron-tailed Lizard, Arizona Zebra-tailed Lizard, Eastern Zebratail Lizard, Arizona Zebratail Lizard 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Callisaurus draconoides    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Callisaurus draconoides   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Lagartija cachora[Spanish]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Callisaurus draconoides   
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Callisaurus draconoides, Zebra-tailed Lizard [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Callisaurus draconoides   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Reference for: Callisaurus draconoides   

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






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