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Gambelia copeii  (Yarrow, 1882)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 564591

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Gambelia wislizenii copeii (Yarrow, 1882)
  Common Name(s): Cope's Leopard Lizard [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                            SuborderIguania  – iguanes, Iguanas  
                               FamilyCrotaphytidae  – Collared Lizards, Leopard Lizards  
                                     GenusGambelia Baird, 1859 – Leopard Lizards  
                                        SpeciesGambelia copeii (Yarrow, 1882) – Cope's Leopard Lizard  

  Reference for:    
  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: Gambelia copeii, Cope's Leopard Lizard [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McGuire, J. A.  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic systematics of Crotaphytid lizards (Reptilia: Iguania: Crotaphytidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, vol. 32   
  Page(s): 1-143   
  Publisher: The Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0145-9058   
  Reference for: Gambelia copeii   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Yarrow, H. C.  
  Publication Date: 1882   
  Article/Chapter Title: Descriptions of new reptiles and amphibians in the United States National Museum   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the United States National Museum, vol. 5   
  Page(s): 438-443   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Gambelia copeii   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
    Middle America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  






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