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Smaug  Stanley, Bauer, Jackman, Branch and Mouton, 2011
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1141812

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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  
                               FamilyCordylidae  – girdle-tailed lizards  
                                  GenusSmaug Stanley, Bauer, Jackman, Branch and Mouton, 2011  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Smaug barbertonensis (Van Dam, 1921) – Barberton Dragon Lizard, Barberton Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Smaug breyeri (Van Dam, 1921) – Waterberg Dragon Lizard, Waterberg Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Smaug depressus (Fitzsimons, 1930) – Flat Dragon Lizard, Zoutpansberg Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Smaug giganteus (Smith, 1844) – Giant Girdled Lizard, Giant Dragon Lizard, Sungazer 
                                     Species Smaug mossambicus (Fitzsimons, 1958) – Gorongosa Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Smaug regius (Broadley, 1962) – Regal Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Smaug swazicus Bates and Stanley, 2020 – Swazi Dragon Lizard 
                                     Species Smaug vandami (Fitzsimons, 1930) – Van Dam's Girdled Lizard 
                                     Species Smaug warreni (Boulenger, 1908) – Warren's 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: Smaug   
  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: original description   

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