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Hypsilurus  W. C. H. Peters, 1867
Taxonomic Serial No.: 564548

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Angle-headed Forest Dragons [English]
    Angle-headed Forest Dragon [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  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  
    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  
                            SuborderIguania  – iguanes, Iguanas  
                               FamilyAgamidae  – Old World Arboreal Lizards, Agamid Lizards  
                                     GenusHypsilurus W. C. H. Peters, 1867 – Angle-headed Forest Dragons, Angle-headed Forest Dragon  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Hypsilurus auritus (Meyer, 1874)  
                                        Species Hypsilurus binotatus (Meyer, 1874) – Two-marked ForestDragon 
                                        Species Hypsilurus bruijnii (W. C. H. Peters and Doria, 1878) – Bruijni ForestDragon 
                                        Species Hypsilurus capreolatus Kraus and Myers, 2012  
                                        Species Hypsilurus geelvinkianus (W. C. H. Peters and Doria, 1878) – New Guinea Forest Dragon 
                                        Species Hypsilurus godeffroyi (W. C. H. Peters, 1867) – Northern Forest Dragon 
                                        Species Hypsilurus hikidanus Manthey and Denzer, 2006  
                                        Species Hypsilurus longi (MacLeay, 1877)  
                                        Species Hypsilurus macrolepis W. C. H. Peters, 1873  
                                        Species Hypsilurus magnus Manthey and Denzer, 2006  
                                        Species Hypsilurus modestus (Meyer, 1874) – Modest Forest Dragon 
                                        Species Hypsilurus nigrigularis (Meyer, 1874)  
                                        Species Hypsilurus ornatus Manthey and Denzer, 2006  
                                        Species Hypsilurus papuensis (MacLeay, 1877) – Papua Forest Dragon 
                                        Species Hypsilurus schoedei (Vogt, 1932) – Vogt's Forest Dragon 
                                        Species Hypsilurus schultzewestrumi (Urban, 1999)  
                                        Species Hypsilurus tenuicephalus Manthey and Denzer, 2006  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Hypsilurus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Hypsilurus   
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