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Taxonomic Serial No.: 209051

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): Old World Runners [English]
    Lacertid Lizards [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2021   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                               FamilyLacertidae  – Old World Runners, Lacertid Lizards  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Genus Acanthodactylus Fitzinger in Wiegmann, 1834  
                                  Genus Adolfus Sternfeld, 1912  
                                  Genus Algyroides Bibron and Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1833  
                                  Genus Anatololacerta Arnold, Arribas and Carranza, 2007  
                                  Genus Apathya Méhely, 1907  
                                  Genus Archaeolacerta Mertens, 1921  
                                  Genus Atlantolacerta Arnold, Arribas and Carranza, 2007  
                                  Genus Australolacerta Arnold, 1989  
                                  Genus Congolacerta Greenbaum, Villaneuva, Kusamba, Aristote and Branch, 2011  
                                  Genus Dalmatolacerta Arnold, Arribas and Carranza, 2007  
                                  Genus Darevskia Arribas, 1997  
                                  Genus Dinarolacerta Arnold, Arribas and Carranza, 2007  
                                  Genus Eremias Fitzinger, 1834  
                                  Genus Gallotia Boulenger, 1916  
                                  Genus Gastropholis Fischer, 1886  
                                  Genus Heliobolus Fitzinger, 1843  
                                  Genus Hellenolacerta Arnold, Arribas and Carranza, 2007  
                                  Genus Holaspis Gray, 1863  
                                  Genus Iberolacerta Arribas, 1997  
                                  Genus Ichnotropis Peters, 1854  
                                  Genus Iranolacerta Arnold, Arribas and Carranza, 2007  
                                  Genus Lacerta Linnaeus, 1758 – Lacertas 
                                  Genus Latastia Bedriaga, 1884  
                                  Genus Meroles Gray, 1838  
                                  Genus Mesalina Gray, 1838  
                                  Genus Nucras Gray, 1838  
                                  Genus Omanosaura Lutz, Bischoff and Mayer, 1986  
                                  Genus Ophisops Ménétriés, 1832  
                                  Genus Parvilacerta Arnold, Arribas and Carranza, 2007  
                                  Genus Pedioplanis Fitzinger, 1843  
                                  Genus Philochortus Matschie, 1893  
                                  Genus Phoenicolacerta Arnold, Arribas and Carranza, 2007  
                                  Genus Podarcis Wagler, 1830 – Wall Lizards 
                                  Genus Poromera Boulenger, 1887  
                                  Genus Psammodromus Fitzinger, 1826  
                                  Genus Pseuderemias Boettger, 1883  
                                  Genus Scelarcis Fitzinger, 1843  
                                  Genus Takydromus Daudin, 1802  
                                  Genus Teira Gray, 1838  
                                  Genus Timon Tschudi, 1836  
                                  Genus Tropidosaura Fitzinger, 1826  
                                  Genus Vhembelacerta Edwards, Herrel, Vanhooydonck, Measey, Tolley and Branch, 2013  
                                  Genus Zootoca Wagler, 1830  

  Expert: Peter Uetz  
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Lacertidae    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Lacertidae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lacertidae   
  Source: Reptile Database (May 2021), website (version May-2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P., Aguilar, R. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2021) The Reptile Database,, accessed 28 May 2021   
  Reference for: Lacertidae   
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