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Lepidophyma  Duméril, 1851
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208996

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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: 2020   

 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  
                               FamilyXantusiidae  – night lizards  
                                  GenusLepidophyma Duméril, 1851  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Lepidophyma chicoasensis Álvarez and Valentin, 1988 – Lagartija-nocturna del Sumidero, Sumidero Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma cuicateca Canseco-Marquez, Gutiérrez-Mayén and Mendoza-Hernández, 2008  
                                     Species Lepidophyma dontomasi (H. M. Smith, 1942) – Lagartija-nocturna de MacDougall, MacDougall's Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma flavimaculatum Duméril, 1851 – Lagartija-nocturna puntos amarillos, Yellow-spotted Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma gaigeae Mosauer, 1936 – Lagartija-nocturna de Gaiger, Gaige's Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma inagoi Palacios-Aguilar, Santos-Bibiano and Flores-Villela, 2018  
                                     Species Lepidophyma lineri H. M. Smith, 1973 – Liner's Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma lipetzi H. M. Smith and del Toro, 1977 – Lagartija-nocturna del Ocote, Lipetz's Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma lowei R. L. Bezy and Camarillo, 1997 – Lowe's Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma mayae R. L. Bezy, 1973 – Mayan Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma micropholis Walker, 1955 – Lagartija-nocturna de cueva, Cave Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma occulor H. M. Smith, 1942 – Lagartija-nocturna de Jalapa, Japlan Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma pajapanensis Werler, 1957 – Lagartija-nocturna de Pajapan, Pajapan Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma radula (H. M. Smith, 1942) – Lagartija-nocturna de Yautepec, Yautepec Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma reticulatum Taylor, 1955 – Costa Rican Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma smithii Bocourt, 1876 – Smith's Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma sylvaticum Taylor, 1939 – Lagartija-nocturna de montaña, Madrean Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma tarascae R. L. Bezy, Webb and Álvarez, 1982 – Lagartija-nocturna tarasca, Tarascan Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma tuxtlae Werler and Shannon, 1957 – Lagartija-nocturna de Los Tuxtlas, Tuxtla Tropical Night Lizard 
                                     Species Lepidophyma zongolica García-Vázquez, Canseco-Marquez and Aguilar-López, 2010  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Lepidophyma   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lepidophyma   
  Source: Reptile Database (Aug. 2020), website (version Aug-2020)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2020) The Reptile Database,, accessed 16 Dec 2020   
  Reference for: Lepidophyma   
  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: Lepidophyma   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Reference for: Lepidophyma   

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