Taxon profile


whiptails and tegus
Teiidae Gray, 1827

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  superfamily Scincomorpha

Scientific synonyms

Ameividae Fitzinger, 1826

Temporal range:Upper Cretaceous - recent



Included taxa

Number of records: 18

genus Ameiva Meyer, 1795
genus Ameivula Harvey, Ugueto & Gutberlet, 2012
genus Aspidoscelis Reeder et al., 2002
genus Aurivela Harvey, Ugueto & Gutberlet, 2012
genus Callopistes Gravenhorst, 1838
genus Cnemidophorus Wagler, 1830
genus Contomastix Harvey, Ugueto & Gutberlet, 2012
genus Crocodilurus Spix, 1825
genus Dicrodon Duméril & Bibron, 1839
genus Dracaena Daudin, 1802
genus Glaucomastix Goicoechea, Frost, De la Riva, Pellegrino, Sites, Rodrigues & Padial, 2016
genus Holcosus Cope, 1862
genus Kentropyx Spix, 1825
genus Medopheos Harvey, Ugueto & Gutberlet, 2012
genus Pholidoscelis Fitzinger, 1843
genus Salvator Dumeril & Bibron, 1839
genus Teius Merrem, 1820
genus Tupinambis Daudin, 1803

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