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Zootoca vivipara  (Lichtenstein, 1823)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1155342

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Lacerta vivipara Jacquin, 1787
    Lacerta vivipara Lichtenstein, 1823
    Lacerta vivipara sachalinensis Pereleshin and Terentjev, 1963
  Common Name(s): Viviparous Lizard [English]
    European Common Lizard [English]
  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  
                               FamilyLacertidae  – Old World Runners, Lacertid Lizards  
                                  GenusZootoca Wagler, 1830  
                                     SpeciesZootoca vivipara (Lichtenstein, 1823) – Viviparous Lizard, European Common Lizard  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Zootoca vivipara carniolica (Mayer, Böhme, Tiedemann and Bischoff, 2000)  
                                        Subspecies Zootoca vivipara louislantzi Arribas, 2009  
                                        Subspecies Zootoca vivipara pannonica (Lac and Kluch, 1968)  
                                        Subspecies Zootoca vivipara vivipara (Lichtenstein, 1823)  

  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Zootoca vivipara    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (May 2021), website (version May-2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P., Aguilar, R. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2021) The Reptile Database,, accessed 28 May 2021   
  Reference for: Zootoca vivipara   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Schmidtler, Josef Friedrich, and Wolfgang Böhme  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Synonymy and nomenclatural history of the Common or Viviparous Lizard, by this time: Zootaca vivipara (Lichtenstein, 1823)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bonn Zoological Bulletin, vol. 60, no. 2   
  Page(s): 214-228   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 2190-7307   
  Reference for: Zootoca vivipara   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  






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