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Urosaurus  Hallowell, 1854
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173951

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Tree Lizards [English]
    Brush Lizards [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 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  
                            SuborderIguania  – iguanes, Iguanas  
                               FamilyIguanidae  – American Arboreal Lizards, Chuckwallas, Iguanas, Iguanids  
                                     GenusUrosaurus Hallowell, 1854 – Tree Lizards, Brush Lizards  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Urosaurus auriculatus (Cope, 1871) – Lagartija-arbolera de Socorro, Socorro Island Tree Lizard 
                                        Species Urosaurus bicarinatus (A. H. A. Duméril, 1856) – Lagartija-arbolera tropical, Tropical Tree Lizard 
                                        Species Urosaurus clarionensis (Townsend, 1890) – Lagartija-arbolera de Clarion, Clarion Island Tree Lizard 
                                        Species Urosaurus gadovi (K. P. Schmidt, 1921) – Lagartija-arbolera de Gadow, Gadow's Tree Lizard 
                                        Species Urosaurus graciosus Hallowell, 1854 – Long-tailed Brush Lizard, Lagartija-arbolera cola larga 
                                        Species Urosaurus lahtelai Rau and Loomis, 1977 – Lagartija-arbolera de Baja California, Baja California Brush Lizard 
                                        Species Urosaurus nigricaudus (Cope, 1864) – Baja California Brush Lizard, Lagartija-arbolera cola negra, Small-scaled Lizard 
                                        Species Urosaurus ornatus (Baird in Baird and Girard, 1852) – Tree Lizard, Ornate Tree Lizard, Lagartija-arbolera común 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Urosaurus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Urosaurus   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Urosaurus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Urosaurus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Reference for: Urosaurus   

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