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Cadeidae  Vidal and Hedges, 2007
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1125403

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): Cuban Worm Lizards [English]
  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  
                            SuborderAmphisbaenia  – Worm Lizards, Amphisbaenians  
                               FamilyCadeidae Vidal and Hedges, 2007 – Cuban Worm Lizards  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Genus Cadea Gray, 1844 – Cuban Worm Lizards 

  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Cadeidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (2020), website (version Dec-2019)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2020) The Reptile Database,   
  Reference for: Cadeidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Vidal, Nicolas, Anna Azvolinsy, Corinne Cruaud, and S. Blair Hedges  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Origin of tropical American burrowing reptiles by transatlantic rafting   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Biology Letters, vol. 4, no. 1   
  Page(s): 115-118   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1744-957X   
  Notes: doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2007.0531   
  Reference for: original description   

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