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Acanthocercus  Fitzinger, 1843
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1055398

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Anderson's Rock Agama [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  
          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  
                                     GenusAcanthocercus Fitzinger, 1843 – Anderson's Rock Agama  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Acanthocercus adramitanus (Anderson, 1896) – Anderson's Rock Agama 
                                        Species Acanthocercus annectens (Blanford, 1879) – Eritrean Rock Agama, Eritrean Ridgeback Agama 
                                        Species Acanthocercus atricollis (A. Smith, 1849) – Black-necked Agama, Southern Tree Agama, Blue-throated Agama, Ridgeback Agama 
                                        Species Acanthocercus branchi Wagner, Greenbaum and Bauer, 2012 – Branch's Agama 
                                        Species Acanthocercus cyanogaster (Rüppell, 1895) – Blue-bellied Ridgeback Agama, Black-necked Tree Agama 
                                        Species Acanthocercus guentherpetersi Largen and Spawls, 2006 – Peter's Ridgeback Agama 
                                        Species Acanthocercus phillipsii (Boulenger, 1895) – Philipps' Ridgeback Agama 
                                        Species Acanthocercus yemensis (Klausewitz, 1957)  

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  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Acanthocercus   
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