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Shinisaurus crocodilurus  Ahl, 1930
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1146505

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                                  GenusShinisaurus Ahl, 1930  
                                     SpeciesShinisaurus crocodilurus Ahl, 1930  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Shinisaurus crocodilurus crocodilurus Ahl, 1930  
                                        Subspecies Shinisaurus crocodilurus vietnamensis Schingen, Le, Ngo, Pham, Ha, Nguyen and Ziegler, 2016  

  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Shinisaurus crocodilurus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (Dec. 2020), website (version Dec 2020)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2020) The Reptile Database,   
  Reference for: Shinisaurus crocodilurus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): van Schingen, Mona, Minh Duc Le, Hanh Thi Ngo, Cuong The Pham, Quynh Quy Ha, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: Is there more than one Crocodile Lizard? An Integrative Taxonomic Approach Reveals Vietnamese and Chinese Shinisaurus crocodilurus Represent Separate Conservation and Taxonomic Units   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Der Zoologische Garten, vol. 85, no. 5   
  Page(s): 240-260   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0044-5169   
  Reference for: Shinisaurus crocodilurus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  






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