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Proctoporus  Tschudi, 1845
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208961

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2022   

 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  
                               FamilyGymnophthalmidae Fitzinger, 1826 – Spectacled Lizards  
                                  GenusProctoporus Tschudi, 1845  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesProctoporus bolivianus Werner, 1910 – Bolivian Lightbulb Lizard 
                                     SpeciesProctoporus carabaya Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher and de la Riva, 2013  
                                     SpeciesProctoporus cephalolineatus García-Pérez and Yustiz, 1995  
                                     SpeciesProctoporus chasqui (Chávez, Siu-Ting, Duran and Venegas, 2011)  
                                     SpeciesProctoporus guentheri (Boettger, 1891) – Günther's Lightbulb Lizard 
                                     SpeciesProctoporus iridescens Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher and de la Riva, 2013  
                                     SpeciesProctoporus kiziriani Goicoechea, Padial, Chaparro, Castroviejo-Fisher and de la Riva, 2013  
                                     SpeciesProctoporus lacertus (Stejneger, 1913)  
                                     SpeciesProctoporus laudahnae Köhler and Lehr, 2004  
                                     SpeciesProctoporus machupicchu Mamani, Goicoechea and Chaparro, 2015 – Machu Picchu Andean Lizard 
                                     SpeciesProctoporus oreades (Chávez, Siu-Ting, Duran and Venegas, 2011)  
                                     SpeciesProctoporus pachyurus Tschudi, 1845 – Tschudi's Lightbulb Lizard 
                                     SpeciesProctoporus rahmi (De Grijs, 1936) – Rahm's Sun Tegus 
                                     SpeciesProctoporus spinalis (Boulenger, 1911) – Boulenger's Sun Tegus 
                                     SpeciesProctoporus sucullucu Doan and Castoe, 2003  
                                     SpeciesProctoporus unsaacae Doan and Castoe, 2003  
                                     SpeciesProctoporus xestus (Uzzell, 1969) – River Teiid 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Proctoporus   
  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   
  Reference for: Proctoporus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Applegarth, J. S.   
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Index to the Genera of Reptilia - A Device to Assist Curators. Sauria (Lacertilia and Amphisbaenia), Third Edition   
  Page(s): 54   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Proctoporus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Peters, J. A., and R. Donoso-Barros   
  Publication Date: 1986   
  Article/Chapter Title: Lizards and Amphisbaenians - Part 2. Revised edition with new material by P. E. Vanzolini   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Proctoporus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sánchez-Pacheco, Santiago J., Omar Torres-Carvajal, Vanessa Aguirre-Peńafiel, et al.   
  Publication Date: 2018   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogeny of Riama (Squamata: Gymnophthalmidae), impact of phenotypic evidence on molecular datasets, and the origin of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta endemic fauna   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Cladistics, vol. 34, no. 3   
  Page(s): 260-291   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1096-0031   
  Notes: doi: 10.1111/cla.12203   
  Reference for: Proctoporus   

 Geographic Information
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