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Varanus bengalensis  (Daudin, 1802)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 202166

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

 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   
                               FamilyVaranidae  – Monitors, Monitor Lizards  
                                  GenusVaranus Merrem, 1820 – Monitor Lizards  
                                     SpeciesVaranus bengalensis (Daudin, 1802) – Bengal Monitor  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Varanus bengalensis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Varanus bengalensis   
       
  Source: U. S. Dept. Interior, database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Varanus bengalensis, Bengal Monitor [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bennett, D.  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Little Book of Monitor Lizards: A Guide to the Monitor Lizards of the World and their Care in Captivity   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher: Viper Press   
  Publication Place: Aberdeen, Great Britain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-9526632-0-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Varanus bengalensis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mertens, R.  
  Publication Date: 1942   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft. Abhandlung 466   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher: Frankfurt A. M.   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Varanus bengalensis   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

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