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Lacerta vivipara  Jacquin, 1787
Taxonomic Serial No.: 209055

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Viviparous Lizard [English]
  Valid Name: Zootoca vivipara (Lichtenstein, 1823)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - unavailable, other   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Lacerta vivipara    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Lacerta vivipara   
  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 vivipara   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Schmidtler, Josef Friedrich, and Wolfgang Böhme  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Synonymy and nomenclatural history of the Common or Viviparous Lizard, by this time: Zootaca vivipara (Lichtenstein, 1823)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bonn Zoological Bulletin, vol. 60, no. 2   
  Page(s): 214-228   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 2190-7307   
  Reference for: Lacerta vivipara   

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  Comment: Schmidtler and Böhme (2011) explain that Jacquin's (1787) use of the term 'vivipara' was intended to note that the lizard was viviparous and not to name the species; Lichtenstien (1823) first used 'Lacerta vivipara' as a taxonomic name, and published a description  



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