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Tropidurus  Wied-Neuwied, 1824
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208874

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 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, amphisbčnes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderIguania  – iguanes, Iguanas  
                               FamilyTropiduridae  – Tropidurid Lizards  
                                     GenusTropidurus Wied-Neuwied, 1824  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Tropidurus arenarius (Tschudi, 1845)  
                                        Species Tropidurus bogerti Roze, 1958 – Keeled Lava Lizard 
                                        Species Tropidurus callathelys Harvey and Gutberlet, 1998  
                                        Species Tropidurus catalanensis Gudynas and Skuk, 1893  
                                        Species Tropidurus chromatops Harvey and Gutberlet, 1998  
                                        Species Tropidurus cocorobensis M. T. Rodrigues, 1987  
                                        Species Tropidurus erythrocephalus M. T. Rodrigues, 1987  
                                        Species Tropidurus etheridgei Cei, 1982 – Etheridge's Lava Lizard 
                                        Species Tropidurus guarani Álvarez, Cei and Scolaro, 1994  
                                        Species Tropidurus helenae (Manzani and Abe, 1990)  
                                        Species Tropidurus hispidus (Spix, 1825) – Peters' Lava Lizard 
                                        Species Tropidurus hygomi Reinhardt and Lütken, 1861 – Reinhardt's Lava Lizard 
                                        Species Tropidurus imbituba Kunz and Borges-Martins, 2013  
                                        Species Tropidurus insulanus M. T. Rodrigues, 1987  
                                        Species Tropidurus itambere M. T. Rodrigues, 1987  
                                        Species Tropidurus jaguaribanus Passos, Lima and Borges-Nojosa, 2011  
                                        Species Tropidurus lagunablanca Carvalho, 2016  
                                        Species Tropidurus melanopleurus Boulenger, 1902 – Black Lava Lizard 
                                        Species Tropidurus montanus M. T. Rodrigues, 1987  
                                        Species Tropidurus mucujensis M. T. Rodrigues, 1987  
                                        Species Tropidurus oreadicus M. T. Rodrigues, 1987  
                                        Species Tropidurus pinima (M. T. Rodrigues, 1987)  
                                        Species Tropidurus psammonastes M. T. Rodrigues, Kashara and Yoneaga-Yassuda, 1988  
                                        Species Tropidurus semitaeniatus (Spix, 1825) – Striped Lava Lizard 
                                        Species Tropidurus sertanejo Carvalho, Sena, Peloso, Machado, Montesinos, Silva, Campbell and Rodrigues, 2016  
                                        Species Tropidurus spinulosus (Cope, 1862) – Spiny Lava Lizard 
                                        Species Tropidurus tarara Carvalho, 2016  
                                        Species Tropidurus teyumirim Carvalho, 2016  
                                        Species Tropidurus torquatus (Wied-Neuwied, 1820) – Amazon Lava Lizard 
                                        Species Tropidurus xanthochilus Harvey and Gutberlet, 1998  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Tropidurus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tropidurus   
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