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Uromastyx  Merrem, 1820
Taxonomic Serial No.: 209040

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  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  
          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  
                               FamilyAgamidae  – Old World Arboreal Lizards, Agamid Lizards  
                                     GenusUromastyx Merrem, 1820  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Uromastyx acanthinura Bell, 1825 – North-African Mastigure 
                                        Species Uromastyx aegyptia (Forskal, 1775) – Egyptian Mastigure, Egyptian Spiny-tailed Lizard 
                                        Species Uromastyx alfredschmidti Wilms and Böhme, 2001 – Schmidt's Mastigure 
                                        Species Uromastyx benti (J. Anderson, 1894) – Yemeni Spiny-tailed Lizard 
                                        Species Uromastyx dispar Heyden, 1827 – Sudan Mastigure 
                                        Species Uromastyx geyri L. Müller, 1922 – Geyr's Spiny-tailed Lizard 
                                        Species Uromastyx macfadyeni Parker, 1932 – Macfadyen's Mastigure 
                                        Species Uromastyx nigriventris Rothschild and Hartert, 1912 – Moroccan Spiny-tailed Lizard 
                                        Species Uromastyx occidentalis Mateo, Geniz, Lopez-Jurado and Bons, 1999  
                                        Species Uromastyx ocellata Lichtenstein, 1823 – Ocellated Spinytail 
                                        Species Uromastyx ornata Heyden, 1827 – Ornate Mastigure 
                                        Species Uromastyx princeps O'Shaughnessy, 1880 – Princely Spiny-tailed Lizard 
                                        Species Uromastyx shobraki Wilms and Schmitz, 2007  
                                        Species Uromastyx thomasi Parker, 1930 – Omani Spiny-tailed Lizard 
                                        Species Uromastyx yemenensis Wilms and Schmitz, 2007 – South Arabian Spiny-tailed Lizard 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Uromastyx   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Applegarth, J. S.  
  Publication Date: 1983   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Index to the Genera of Reptilia - A Device to Assist Curators. Sauria (Lacertilia and Amphisbaenia), Third Edition   
  Page(s): 54   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Uromastyx   

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