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Celestus  Gray, 1839
Taxonomic Serial No.: 564547

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Wetmorena Cochran, 1927
  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, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                                  GenusCelestus Gray, 1839 – Galliwasps  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Celestus adercus Savage, Lips and Ibáñez, 2008  
                                     Species Celestus agasepsoides (Thomas, 1971) – Serpentine Four-toed Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus anelpistus (Schwartz, Graham and Duval, 1979) – Altagracia Giant Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus badius Cope, 1868 – Navassa Island Galliwasp, Navassa Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus barbouri Grant, 1940 – Limestone Forest Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus costatus (Cope, 1862) – Costate Galliwasp, Hispaniolan Smooth Galliwasp, Common Hispaniolan Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus crusculus (Garman, 1887) – Jamaican Galliwasp, Garman's Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus curtissi Grant, 1951 – Hispaniolan Khaki Galliwasp, Curtis' Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus cyanochloris Cope, 1894  
                                     Species Celestus darlingtoni Cochran, 1939 – Hispaniolan Striped Galliwasp, Darlington's Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus duquesneyi Grant, 1940 – Blue-tailed Galliwasp, Duquesney's Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus enneagrammus (Cope, 1861) – Celesto huasteco, Huaxteca Lesser Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus fowleri (Schwartz, 1971) – Bromeliad Galliwasp, Fowler's Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus haetianus (Cochran, 1927) – Hispaniolan Earless Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus hewardi Gray, 1845 – Heward's Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus hylaius Savage and Lips, 1993  
                                     Species Celestus ingridae (Werler and Campbell, 2004) – Ingrid's Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus laf Lotzkat, Hertz and Köhler, 2016  
                                     Species Celestus legnotus (Campbell and Camarillo, 1994) – Campbell's Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus macrotus Thomas and Hedges, 1989 – La Selle Galliwasp, Thomas' Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus marcanoi (Schwartz and Incháustegui, 1976) – Pico Duarte Galliwasp, Marcano's Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus microblepharis (Underwood, 1959) – Small-eyed Galliwasp, Tiny Eyelid Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus occiduus (Shaw, 1802) – Jamaican Giant Galliwasp, Sinking Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus orobius Savage and Lips, 1993  
                                     Species Celestus rozellae Smith, 1942 – Celesto vientre verde, Rozella's Lesser Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus sepsoides (Gray, 1852) – Hispaniolan Four-toed Galliwasp, Common four-toed Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus stenurus (Cope, 1862) – Hispaniolan Keeled Galliwasp, Cope's Galliwasp 
                                     Species Celestus warreni (Schwartz, 1970) – Hispaniolan Giant Galliwasp, Haitian Giant Galliwasp 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Celestus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Celestus   
  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: Celestus   
  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: Celestus   

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