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Amphisbaenidae  Gray, 1865
Taxonomic Serial No.: 209627

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Tropical Worm Lizards [English]
 
    Amphisbaenids [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderAmphisbaenia  – Worm Lizards, Amphisbaenians  
                               FamilyAmphisbaenidae Gray, 1865 – Tropical Worm Lizards, Amphisbaenids  
    Direct Children:  
                                  GenusAmphisbaena Linnaeus, 1758 – Tropical Worm Lizards 
                                  GenusAncylocranium Parker, 1942  
                                  GenusBaikia Gray, 1865  
                                  GenusChirindia Boulenger, 1907  
                                  GenusCynisca Gray, 1844  
                                  GenusDalophia Gray, 1865  
                                  GenusGeocalamus Günther, 1880  
                                  GenusLeposternon Wagler, 1824  
                                  GenusLoveridgea Vanzolini, 1951  
                                  GenusMesobaena Mertens, 1925  
                                  GenusMonopeltis A. Smith, 1848  
                                  GenusZygaspis Cope, 1885  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Uetz   
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Amphisbaenidae    
       
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid   
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Amphisbaenidae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Amphisbaenidae   
       
  Source: Reptile Database (2020), website (version Dec-2019)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Uetz, P., Freed, P. & Hosek, J. (eds.) (2020) The Reptile Database, http://www.reptile-database.org   
  Reference for: Amphisbaenidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner   
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Amphisbaenidae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Kearney, Maureen   
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematics of the Amphisbaenia (Lepidosauria: Squamata) based on morphological evidence from recent and fossil forms   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Monographs, vol. 17, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1-74   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0733-1347   
  Notes: doi: 10.1655/0733-1347(2003)017[0001:SOTALB]2.0.CO;2   
  Reference for: Amphisbaenidae   
       

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