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Cophosaurus texanus scitulus  (J. A. Peters, 1951)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 208780

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Holbrookia texana scitula J. A. Peters, 1951
 
  Common Name(s): Southwestern Earless Lizard [English]
 
    Chihuahuan Greater Earless Lizard [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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  
                            SuborderIguania  – iguanes, Iguanas  
                               FamilyPhrynosomatidae  – North American Spiny Lizards  
                                  SubfamilyPhrynosomatinae   
                                     GenusCophosaurus Troschel, 1852 – Greater Earless Lizards  
                                        SpeciesCophosaurus texanus Troschel, 1852 – Greater Earless Lizard, Lagartija-sorda mayor, Texas Greater Earless Lizard  
                                           SubspeciesCophosaurus texanus scitulus (J. A. Peters, 1951) – Southwestern Earless Lizard, Chihuahuan Greater Earless Lizard  
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Cophosaurus texanus scitulus   
       
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (http://www.reptile-database.org)   
  Reference for: Cophosaurus texanus scitulus, Chihuahuan Greater Earless Lizard [English], Southwestern Earless Lizard [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Collins, J. T.  
  Publication Date: 1990   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Standard Common and Current Scientific Names for North American Amphibians and Reptiles, Third Edition   
  Page(s): ii + 41   
  Publisher: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles   
  Publication Place: St. Louis, Missouri, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916984-21-4   
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  Reference for: Cophosaurus texanus scitulus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Peters, J. A.  
  Publication Date: 1951   
  Article/Chapter Title: Studies on the lizard Holbrookia texana (Troschel) with descriptions of two new subspecies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan, no. 537   
  Page(s): 1-20   
  Publisher: University of Michigan Press   
  Publication Place: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA   
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  Reference for: Cophosaurus texanus scitulus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Stebbins, Robert C.  
  Publication Date: 1985   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians, Second Edition   
  Page(s): 336   
  Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company   
  Publication Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA   
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  Reference for: Cophosaurus texanus scitulus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

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