Diploglossus

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Diploglossus
Diploglossus monotropis.JPG
Diploglossus monotropis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Lacertilia
Infraorder: Diploglossa
Family: Diploglossidae
Genus: Diploglossus
Wiegmann, 1834[1]
Species

17 recognized species, see article

Diploglossus is a genus of New World diploglossid lizards, with 19 described species, commonly known as galliwasps.[2]

Geographic range[edit]

Species of the genus Diploglossus are found in North America and South America.[2]

Species[edit]

The following species are recognized as being valid.[3]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Diploglossus.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dahms Tierleben www.dahmstierleben/systematik/Reptilien/Squamata/diploglossa/diploglossidae.
  2. ^ a b Eol.com
  3. ^ "Diploglossus ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.

Further reading[edit]

  • Wiegmann AFA. 1834. Herpetologica Mexicana, seu descriptio amphibiorum Novae Hispaniae, quae itineribus comitis de Sack, Ferdinandi Deppe et Chr. Guil. Schiede in Museum Zoologicum Berolinense pervenerunt. Pars prima, saurorum species amplectens. Adiecto systematis saurorum prodromo, additsque multis in hunc amphibiorum ordinem observationibus. Berlin: C.G. Lüderitz. vi + 54 pp. + Plates I-X. (Diploglossus, new genus, p. 36). (in Latin).