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Dalophia  Gray, 1865
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1125410

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderAmphisbaenia  – Worm Lizards, Amphisbaenians  
                               FamilyAmphisbaenidae Gray, 1865 – Tropical Worm Lizards, Amphisbaenids  
                                  GenusDalophia Gray, 1865  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SpeciesDalophia angolensis Gans, 1976  
                                     SpeciesDalophia ellenbergeri (Angel, 1920)  
                                     SpeciesDalophia gigantea (Peracca, 1903)  
                                     SpeciesDalophia longicauda (Werner, 1915)  
                                     SpeciesDalophia luluae (de Witte and Laurent, 1942)  
                                     SpeciesDalophia pistillum (Boettger, 1895) – Pestle-Tailed Worm Lizard 
       

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  Source: Reptile Database (2020), website (version Dec-2019)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2020) The Reptile Database, http://www.reptile-database.org   
  Reference for: Dalophia   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gans, Carl   
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist and bibliography of the Amphisbaenia of the world   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, no. 289   
  Page(s): 1-130   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0090   
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