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Cnemidophorus  Wagler, 1830
Taxonomic Serial No.: 174013

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Racerunners [English]
 
    Whiptails [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   
       

 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  
                            SuborderAutarchoglossa   
                               FamilyTeiidae  – Ground Lizards, New World Runners, Racerunners, Whiptails, Ameivas  
                                  GenusCnemidophorus Wagler, 1830 – Racerunners, Whiptails  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Cnemidophorus alpinus Maslin and Walker, 1965 – Huico alpino 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus angusticeps Cope, 1878 – Huico yucateco 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus bacatus Van Denburgh and Slevin, 1921 – Huico de Nolasco 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus burti Taylor, 1938 – Huico de cañón o punteado de cañón, Canyon Spotted Whiptail 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus calidipes Duellman, 1955 – Huico de Tepalcatepec 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus canus Van Denburgh and Slevin, 1921 – Huico de Salsipuedes 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus catalinensis Van Denburgh and Slevin, 1921 – Huico de Santa Catalina 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus celeripes Dickerson, 1919 – Huico de San José 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus ceralbensis (Van Denburgh and Slevin, 1921) – Huico de Cerralbo 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus communis Cope, 1878 – Huico moteado-gigante 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus costatus Cope, 1878 – Huico del oeste-mexicano 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus cozumela Gadow, 1906 – Huico de Cozumel 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus deppii Wiegmann, 1834 – Huico siete líneas 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus dixoni Scudday, 1973 – Gray-checkered Whiptail 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus estebanensis Dickerson, 1919 – Huico de San Esteban 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus exsanguis Lowe, 1956 – Huico chihuahuense, Chihuahuan Spotted Whiptail 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus flagellicaudus Lowe and Wright, 1964 – Gila Spotted Whiptail 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus grahamii Baird and Girard, 1852 – Bold Checkered Whiptail 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus gularis Baird and Girard, 1852 – Texas Spotted Whiptail, Huico texano 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus guttatus Wiegmann, 1834 – Huico picuiliche 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus hyperythrus Cope, 1863 – Orange-throated Whiptail, Huico garganta anaranjada 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus innotatus Burger, 1950 – Colorado Plateau Spotted Whiptail, Plateau Spotted Whiptail 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus inornatus Baird, 1859 – Little Striped Whiptail, Huico adornado 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus labialis Stejneger, 1890 – Huico de Baja California 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus laredoensis McKinney, Kay and Anderson, 1973 – Laredo Striped Whiptail, Huico de Laredo 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus lemniscatus (Linnaeus, 1758) – Rainbow Whiptail, South American Whiptail 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus lineattissimus Cope, 1878 – Huico muchas líneas 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus marmoratus Baird and Girard, 1852 – Marbled Whiptail 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus martyris Stejneger, 1892 – Huico de San Pedro Mártir 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus maximus Cope, 1863 – Huico del Cabo 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus mexicanus Peters, 1869 – Huico mexicano 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus motaguae Sackett, 1941 – Giant Whiptail, Huico gigante 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus murinus (Laurenti, 1768)  
                                     Species Cnemidophorus neomexicanus Lowe and Zweifel, 1952 – New Mexican Whiptail, New Mexico Whiptail, Huico de Nuevo México 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus neotesselatus Walker, Cordes and Taylor, 1997 – Triploid Checkered Whiptail, Southeastern Colorado Whiptail 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus opatae Wright, 1967 – Huico opata 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus pai Wright and Lowe, 1993 – Pai Striped Whiptail 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus parvisocius Zweifel, 1960 – Huico pigmeo 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus rodecki McCoy and Maslin, 1962 – Huico de Rodeck 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus sackii Wiegmann, 1834  
                                     Species Cnemidophorus septemvittatus Cope, 1892 – Mexican Plateau Spotted Whiptail, Plateau Striped Whiptail 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus sexlineatus (Linnaeus, 1766) – Six-lined Racerunner 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus sonorae Lowe and Wright, 1964 – Sonoran Spotted Whiptail, Huico de Sonora 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus tesselatus (Say in James, 1823) – Checkered Whiptail, Colorado Checkered Whiptail, Common Checkered Whiptail, Huico de cuadros 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus tigris Baird and Girard, 1852 – Western Whiptail, Huico occidental 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus uniparens Wright and Lowe, 1965 – Desert Grassland Whiptail, Huico de pastizal-desértico 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus vanzoi (Baskin and Williams, 1966) – Maria Island Ground Lizard 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus velox Springer, 1928 – Plateau Striped Whiptail 
                                     Species Cnemidophorus xanthonotus Duellman and Lowe, 1953 – Red-backed Whiptail, Red-back Whiptail 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Cnemidophorus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Cnemidophorus   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cnemidophorus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
  Page(s):    
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  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Cnemidophorus   
       
  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   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cnemidophorus   
       
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cnemidophorus   
       

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