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Calotes  Cuvier, 1817
Taxonomic Serial No.: 209043

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Calotes [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  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, amphisbčnes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderIguania  – iguanes, Iguanas  
                               FamilyAgamidae  – Old World Arboreal Lizards, Agamid Lizards  
                                     GenusCalotes Cuvier, 1817 – Calotes  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Calotes aurantolabium Krishnan, 2008 – Orange-lipped Forest Lizard 
                                        Species Calotes bachae Hartmann, Geissler, Poyarkov, Ihlow, Galoyan, Rödder and Böhme, 2013  
                                        Species Calotes bhutanensis Biswas, 1975  
                                        Species Calotes calotes (Linnaeus, 1758) – Common Green Forest Lizard 
                                        Species Calotes ceylonensis F. Müller, 1887 – Ceylon Bloodsucker 
                                        Species Calotes chincollium Vindum, 2003  
                                        Species Calotes desilvai Bahir and Maduwage, 2005  
                                        Species Calotes ellioti Günther, 1864 – Elliot's Forest Lizard 
                                        Species Calotes emma Gray, 1845 – Forest Garden Lizard 
                                        Species Calotes grandisquamis Günther, 1875 – Large Scaled Forest Lizard 
                                        Species Calotes htunwini Zug and Vindum, 2006  
                                        Species Calotes irawadi Zug, Brown, Schulte and Vindum, 2006  
                                        Species Calotes jerdoni Günther, 1870 – Jerdon's Forest Lizard 
                                        Species Calotes liocephalus Günther, 1872 – Crestless Lizard 
                                        Species Calotes liolepis Boulenger, 1885 – SriLanka Agama 
                                        Species Calotes manamendrai A. A. Amarasinghe and Karunarathna in Amarasinghe et al., 2014 – Manamendra-Arachchi's Whistling Lizard 
                                        Species Calotes maria Gray, 1845 – Khasi Hills Forest Lizard 
                                        Species Calotes medogensis E. Zhao and Li, 1984 – Medog Bloodsucker 
                                        Species Calotes minor (Hardwicke and Gray, 1827) – Dwarf Rock Agama, Hardwicke's Bloodsucker 
                                        Species Calotes mystaceus A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1837 – White-lipped Calotes, Indo-Chinese Forest Lizard, Blue-crested Lizard 
                                        Species Calotes nemoricola Jerdon, 1853 – Nilgiri Forest Lizard 
                                        Species Calotes nigrilabris W. C. H. Peters, 1860 – Black-cheek lizard 
                                        Species Calotes nigriplicatus Hallermann, 2000  
                                        Species Calotes pethiyagodai A. A. Amarasinghe, Karunarathna and Hallermann, 2014 – Pethiyagoda's Crestless Lizard 
                                        Species Calotes rouxii A. M. C. Duméril and Bibron, 1837 – Roux's Forest Lizard, Forest Blood Sucker 
                                        Species Calotes versicolor (Daudin, 1802) – Eastern Garden Lizard 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Calotes    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Calotes   
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Calotes   
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