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Gerrhosaurus  Wiegmann, 1828
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1141804

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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: 2020   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                               FamilyGerrhosauridae  – plated lizards  
                                  GenusGerrhosaurus Wiegmann, 1828  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesGerrhosaurus auritus Boettger, 1887 – Kalahari Plated Lizard 
                                     SpeciesGerrhosaurus bulsi Laurent, 1954 – Laurent's Plated Lizard 
                                     SpeciesGerrhosaurus flavigularis Wiegmann, 1828 – Yellow-throated Plated Lizard 
                                     SpeciesGerrhosaurus multilineatus Bocage, 1866 – Keeled Plated Lizard 
                                     SpeciesGerrhosaurus nigrolineatus Hallowell, 1857 – Black-lined Plated Lizard 
                                     SpeciesGerrhosaurus skoogi Andersson, 1916 – Desert Plated Lizard 
                                     SpeciesGerrhosaurus typicus (Smith, 1837) – Karoo Plated Lizard 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (Aug. 2020), website (version Aug-2020)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2020) The Reptile Database,, accessed 16 Dec 2020   
  Reference for: Gerrhosaurus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bates, Michael F., Krystal A. Tolley, Shelley Edwards, Zoë Davids, Jessica M. Da Silva, and William   
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: A molecular phylogeny of the African plated lizards, genus Gerrhosaurus Wiegmann, 1828 (Squamata: Gerrhosauridae), with the description of two new genera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 3750, no. 5   
  Page(s): 465-493   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3750.5.3   
  Reference for: Gerrhosaurus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wiegmann, A. F. A.   
  Publication Date: 1828   
  Article/Chapter Title: Beyträge zur Amphibienkunde   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Isis von Oken, vol. 21, no. 4   
  Page(s): 364-383   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
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