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Aspidoscelis angusticeps  (Cope, 1878)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1172335

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Cnemidophorus angusticeps Cope, 1878
  Common Name(s): Yucatán Whiptail [English]
    Huico yucateco [Spanish]
    Cuiji Yucateco [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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, amphisbčnes, lézards, serpents  
                               FamilyTeiidae Gray, 1827 – Tegus, Ground Lizards, New World Runners, Racerunners, Whiptails, Ameivas  
                                  GenusAspidoscelis Fitzinger, 1843  
                                     SpeciesAspidoscelis angusticeps (Cope, 1878) – Yucatán Whiptail, Huico yucateco, Cuiji Yucateco  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Aspidoscelis angusticeps angusticeps (Cope, 1878) – Narrowheaded Yucatán Whiptail 
                                        Subspecies Aspidoscelis angusticeps petenensis (Beargie and McCoy, 1964) – Corredora del Peten, Peten Whiptail 

  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Aspidoscelis angusticeps    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (Nov 2021), website (version Nov-2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P, Aguilar, R. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2021) The Reptile Database,, accessed 12 Dec 2021   
  Reference for: Aspidoscelis angusticeps   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Liner, Ernest A., and Gustravo Casas-Andreu, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: Standard Spanish, English, and Scientific Names of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Mexico, 2nd edition   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Circular, no. 38   
  Page(s): 1-162   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-0-916984-755   
  Reference for: Aspidoscelis angusticeps, Cuiji Yucateco [English], Yucatán Whiptail [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  






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