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Cordylus  Laurenti, 1768
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1141803

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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, amphisbčnes, lézards, serpents  
                               FamilyCordylidae  – girdle-tailed lizards  
                                  GenusCordylus Laurenti, 1768  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Cordylus angolensis (Bocage, 1895) – Angolan Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus aridus Mouton and Van Wyk, 1994 – Eastern Dwarf Girdled Lizard, Dwarf Karoo Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus beraduccii Broadley and Branch, 2002 – Maasai Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus cloetei Mouton and Van Wyk, 1994 – Cloete's Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus cordylus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Cape Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus imkeae Mouton and Van Wyk, 1994 – Rooiberg Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus jonesii (Boulenger, 1891) – Jones' Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus machadoi Laurent, 1964 – Machado's Girdled Lizard, Kaokoveld Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus macropholis (Boulenger, 1910) – Large-scaled Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus marunguensis Greenbaum, Stanley, Kusamba, Moninga, Goldberg and Bursey, 2012 – Marungu Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus mclachlani Mouton, 1986 – McLachlan's Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus meculae Branch, Rödel and Marais, 2005 – Mecula Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus minor Fitzsimons, 1943 – Western Dwarf Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus namakuiyus Stanley, Ceríaco, Bandeira, Valerio, Bates and Branch, 2016 – Kaokoveld Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus niger Cuvier, 1829 – Black Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus nyikae Broadley and Mouton, 2000 – Nyika Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus oelofseni Mouton and Van Wyk, 1990 – Oelofsen's Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus phonolithos Marques, Ceríaco, Stanley, Bandeira, Agarwal and Bauer, 2019 – N'Dolondolo Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus rhodesianus (Hewitt, 1933) – Zimbabwean Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus rivae (Boulenger, 1896) – Ethiopian Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus tropidosternum (Cope, 1869) – Tropical Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus ukingensis (Loveridge, 1932) – Ukinga Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Cordylus vittifer (Reichenow, 1887) – Transvaal Girdled Lizard 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Cordylus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Stanley, Edward L., Aaron M. Bauer, Todd R. Jackman, William R. Branch, and P. Le Fras N. Mouton  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Between a rock and a hard polytomy: Rapid radiation in the rupicolous girdled lizards (Squamata: Cordylidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, vol. 58, no. 1   
  Page(s): 53-70   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1055-7903   
  Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2010.08.024   
  Reference for: Cordylus   

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