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Amblyrhynchus cristatus  Bell, 1825
Taxonomic Serial No.: 566844

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Marine Iguana [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          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  
                               FamilyIguanidae  – American Arboreal Lizards, Chuckwallas, Iguanas, Iguanids  
                                     GenusAmblyrhynchus Bell, 1825 – Marine Iguanas  
                                        SpeciesAmblyrhynchus cristatus Bell, 1825 – Marine Iguana  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Subspecies Amblyrhynchus cristatus albemarlensis Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1962 – Isabela Marine Iguana 
                                           Subspecies Amblyrhynchus cristatus cristatus Bell, 1825 – Fernandina Marine Iguana 
                                           Subspecies Amblyrhynchus cristatus hassi Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1962 – Santa Cruz Marine Iguana 
                                           Subspecies Amblyrhynchus cristatus mertensi Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1962 – San Cristóbal Marine Iguana 
                                           Subspecies Amblyrhynchus cristatus nanus Garman, 1892 – Genovesa Marine Iguana 
                                           Subspecies Amblyrhynchus cristatus sielmanni Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1962 – Pinta Marine Iguana 
                                           Subspecies Amblyrhynchus cristatus venustissimus Eibl-Eibesfeldt, 1956 – Española Marine Iguana 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database (2017), website (version 24-Dec-16)  
  Acquired: 2017   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Amblyrhynchus cristatus, Marine Iguana [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Buckley, Larry J., Kevin de Queiroz, Tandora D. Grant, Bradford D. Hollingsworth, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Checklist of the Iguanas of the World (Iguanidae; Iguaninae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Conservation and Biology, vol. 11, monograph 6   
  Page(s): 4-46   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1931-7603   
  Reference for: Amblyrhynchus cristatus, Marine Iguana [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pough, F. H., R. M. Andrews, J. E. Cadle, M. L. Crump, A. H. Savitzky, and K. D. Wells  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetology   
  Page(s): 577   
  Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-13-850876-3   
  Reference for: Amblyrhynchus cristatus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: South America  






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