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Pholidoscelis lineolatus  (Duméril and Bibron, 1839)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1172729

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Ameiva lineolata Duméril and Bibron, 1839
  Common Name(s): Pygmy Blue-tailed Groundlizard [English]
    Pigmy Blue-tailed Ameiva [English]
    Dwarf Teiid [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  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 lineolatus (Duméril and Bibron, 1839) – Pygmy Blue-tailed Groundlizard, Pigmy Blue-tailed Ameiva, Dwarf Teiid  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Pholidoscelis lineolatus beatensis (Noble, 1923)  
                                        Subspecies Pholidoscelis lineolatus lineolatus (Duméril and Bibron, 1839)  
                                        Subspecies Pholidoscelis lineolatus meracula (Schwartz, 1966)  
                                        Subspecies Pholidoscelis lineolatus perplicata (Schwartz, 1966)  
                                        Subspecies Pholidoscelis lineolatus privigna (Schwartz, 1966)  
                                        Subspecies Pholidoscelis lineolatus semota (Schwartz, 1966)  

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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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