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Rhineuridae  Vanzolini, 1951
Taxonomic Serial No.: 564535

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): North American Worm Lizards [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  
                               FamilyRhineuridae Vanzolini, 1951 – North American Worm Lizards  
    Direct Children:  
                                  GenusRhineura Cope, 1861 – North American Worm Lizards 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Peter Uetz   
  Notes: Associate Professor, CSBC   
  Reference for: Rhineuridae    
       
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid   
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Rhineuridae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Rhineuridae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
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  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0733-1347   
  Notes: doi: 10.1655/0733-1347(2003)017[0001:SOTALB]2.0.CO;2   
  Reference for: Rhineuridae   
       

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