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Taxonomic Serial No.: 564529

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Suborder  
  Common Name(s): iguanes [French]
    Iguanas [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2017   

 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  
                            SuborderIguania  – iguanes, Iguanas  
    Direct Children:  
                               Family Agamidae  – Old World Arboreal Lizards, Agamid Lizards 
                               Family Chamaeleonidae  – Chameleons 
                               Family Corytophanidae  – Helmet Lizards 
                               Family Crotaphytidae  – Collared Lizards, Leopard Lizards 
                               Family Dactyloidae   
                               Family Hoplocercidae   
                               Family Iguanidae  – American Arboreal Lizards, Chuckwallas, Iguanas, Iguanids 
                               Family Leiocephalidae   
                               Family Leiosauridae   
                               Family Liolaemidae   
                               Family Opluridae   
                               Family Phrynosomatidae  – North American Spiny Lizards 
                               Family Polychrotidae  – Anoloid Lizards 
                               Family Tropiduridae  – Tropidurid Lizards 

  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Iguania    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: iguanes[French]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Zug, George R., Laurie J. Vitt, and Janalee P. Caldwell  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles, Second Edition   
  Page(s): 630   
  Publisher: Academic Press   
  Publication Place: San Diego, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-12-782622-X   
  Reference for: Iguania   

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