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Kentropyx  Spix, 1825
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208866

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderAutarchoglossa   
                               FamilyTeiidae Gray, 1827 – Tegus, Ground Lizards, New World Runners, Racerunners, Whiptails, Ameivas  
                                  GenusKentropyx Spix, 1825  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Kentropyx altamazonica (Cope, 1875) – Cocha Whiptail 
                                     Species Kentropyx borckiana (Peters, 1869) – Guyana Whiptail, Guyana Kentropyx 
                                     Species Kentropyx calcarata Spix, 1825 – Striped Forest Whiptail 
                                     Species Kentropyx lagartija Gallardo, 1962  
                                     Species Kentropyx paulensis (Boettger, 1893) – Boettger's Kentropyx 
                                     Species Kentropyx pelviceps (Cope, 1868) – Forest Whiptail 
                                     Species Kentropyx striata (Daudin, 1802) – Striped Whiptail, Striped Kentropyx 
                                     Species Kentropyx vanzoi Gallagher and Dixon, 1980 – Gallagher's Kentropyx 
                                     Species Kentropyx viridistriga (Boulenger, 1894) – Green Kentropyx 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Kentropyx    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Kentropyx   
       
  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, http://www.reptile-database.org, accessed 12 Dec 2021   
  Reference for: Kentropyx   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Harvey, Michael B., Gabriel N. Ugueto, and Ronald L. Gutberlet, Jr.  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: Review of Teiid Morphology with a Revised Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Teiidae (Lepidosauria: Squamata)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 3459   
  Page(s): 1-156   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
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  Reference for: Kentropyx   
       

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