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Basilisk
Basiliscus basiliscus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Corytophanidae »  genus Basiliscus

Scientific synonyms

Lacerta basiliscus Linnaeus, 1758
Iguana basiliscus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Basiliscus basiliscus basiliscus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Basiliscus americanus Laurenti, 1768
Basiliscus basiliscus barbouri Ruthven, 1914
Basiliscus barbouri Ruthven, 1914
Ophryessa bilineata Gray, 1839
Thysanodactylus bilineatus (Gray, 1839)
Lophosaura goodridgii Gray, 1852
Basiliscus guttulatus Cope, 1876

Least Concern

Images

Basiliscus basiliscus - Basilisk

Author: Jan Ševčík

Basiliscus basiliscus - Basilisk

Author: Jan Ševčík
It is the only animal that can walk over the water

Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [203044]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Basiliscus basiliscus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018

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