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Lacerta  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 209054

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Lacertas [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  
                                  GenusLacerta Linnaeus, 1758 – Lacertas  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Lacerta agilis Linnaeus, 1758 – Sand Lizard 
                                     Species Lacerta bilineata Daudin, 1802 – Western Green Lizard, Western Green Lacerta 
                                     Species Lacerta citrovittata Werner, 1938 – Tinos Green Lizard 
                                     Species Lacerta diplochondrodes Wettstein, 1952 – Rhodos Green Lizard 
                                     Species Lacerta media Lantz and Cyrén, 1920  
                                     Species Lacerta pamphylica Schmidtler, 1975  
                                     Species Lacerta schreiberi Bedriaga, 1878 – Iberian Emerald Lizard 
                                     Species Lacerta strigata Eichwald, 1831 – Caucusus Emerald Lizard, Five-Streaked Lizard, Caspian Green Lizard 
                                     Species Lacerta trilineata Bedriaga, 1886 – Balkan Emerald Lizard, Balkan Green Lizard 
                                     Species Lacerta viridis (Laurenti, 1768) – European Green Lizard, Eastern Green Lizard 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lacerta   
  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: Lacerta   
  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: Lacerta   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Arnold, E. Nicholas, Oscar Arribas, and Salvador Carranza  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematics of the Palaearctic and Oriental lizard tribe Lacertini (Squamata: Lacertidae: Lacertinae), with descriptions of eight new genera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, vol. 1430   
  Page(s): 1-86   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Reference for: Lacerta   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Boulenger, George Albert  
  Publication Date: 1887   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of the lizards in the British museum (Natural History), 2nd edition, vol. 3: Lacertidae, Gerrhosauridae, Scincidae, Anelytropidae, Dibamidae, Chamaeleontidae   
  Page(s): xii + 575   
  Publisher: Trustees of the British Museum   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Lacerta   

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