Xenosaurus

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Xenosaurus
Xenosaurus grandis.jpg
Xenosaurus grandis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Xenosauridae
Genus: Xenosaurus
W. Peters, 1861[1]

Xenosaurus is a genus of lizards, the only genus in the family Xenosauridae.[2]

Species[edit]

The following ten species are recognized as being valid.[2][3]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Xenosaurus ". ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System). www.itis.gov.
  2. ^ a b "Xenosauridae" and "Xenosaurus ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  3. ^ "Xenosaurus ". Dahms Tierleben. www.dahmstierleben.de/systematik/Reptilien/Squamata/diploglossa/Xenosauridae.

Further reading[edit]

  • Peters W (1861). "Eine neue Gattung von Eidechsen, Xenosaurus fasciatus, aus Mexico [= A new genus of lizards, Xenosaurus fasciatus, from Mexico]". Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie zu Berlin 1861: 453-454. (Xenosaurus, new genus). (in German).