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Pholidoscelis chrysolaemus  (Cope, 1868)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1172715

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Ameiva chrysolaema Cope, 1868
  Common Name(s): Hispaniolan Giant Groundlizard [English]
    Common Ameiva [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  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  
                               FamilyTeiidae Gray, 1827 – Tegus, Ground Lizards, New World Runners, Racerunners, Whiptails, Ameivas  
                                  GenusPholidoscelis Fitzinger, 1843  
                                     SpeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus (Cope, 1868) – Hispaniolan Giant Groundlizard, Common Ameiva  
    Direct Children:  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus abbotti (Noble, 1923)  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus alacris (Schwartz and Klinikowski, 1966)  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus boekeri (Mertens, 1938)  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus chrysolaemus (Cope, 1868)  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus defensor (Schwartz and Klinikowski, 1966)  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus evulsa (Schwartz, 1973)  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus ficta (Schwartz and Klinikowski, 1966)  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus jacta (Schwartz and Klinikowski, 1966)  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus parvoris (Schwartz and Klinikowski, 1966)  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus procax (Schwartz and Klinikowski, 1966)  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus quadrijugis (Schwartz, 1968)  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus regularis (Fischer, 1888)  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus richardthomasi (Schwartz and Klinikowski, 1966)  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus secessa (Schwartz and Klinikowski, 1966)  
                                        SubspeciesPholidoscelis chrysolaemus woodi (Cochran, 1934)  

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  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   
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 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  






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