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Diploglossus  Wiegmann, 1834
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174096

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Galliwasps [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 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, amphisbčnes, lézards, serpents  
                                  GenusDiploglossus Wiegmann, 1834 – Galliwasps  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Diploglossus atitlanensis (Smith in Smith and Taylor, 1950) – Atitlán Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus bilobatus (O'Shaughnessy, 1874) – O'Shaughnessy's Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus bivittatus Boulenger, 1895 – Two-banded Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus delasagra (Cocteau, 1838) – Cuban Pale-necked Galliwasp, Cuban Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus fasciatus (Gray, 1831) – Banded Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus garridoi Thomas and Hedges, 1998 – Cuban Small-eared Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus lessonae Peracca, 1890 – Brazilian Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus microlepis (Gray in Griffith, 1831) – Small-lipped Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus millepunctatus O'Shaughnessy, 1874 – Dotted Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus monotropis (Kuhl, 1820)  
                                     Species Diploglossus montanus (Schmidt, 1933) – Mountain Lesser Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus montisilvestris Myers, 1973 – Mountain Forest Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus montisserrati Underwood, 1964 – Montserrat Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus nigropunctatus (Barbour and Shreve, 1937) – Cuban Spotted Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus owenii Duméril and Bibron, 1839 – Owen's Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus pleii Duméril and Bibron, 1839 – Puerto Rican Galliwasp 
                                     Species Diploglossus scansorius (McCranie and Wilson, 1996)  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Diploglossus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Diploglossus   
  Source: Reptile Database (Dec. 2020), website (version Dec 2020)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2020) The Reptile Database,   
  Reference for: Diploglossus   
  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: Diploglossus   

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