Cnemidophorus Wagler 1830 (whiptail lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Teiidae

Parent taxon: Teiini according to R. Estes 1983

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1875, Estes and Tihen 1964 and Frank and Ramus 1996

Sister taxa: Ameiva, Dicrodon

Subtaxa: Cnemidophorus alpinus Cnemidophorus angusticeps Cnemidophorus arubensis Cnemidophorus bacatus Cnemidophorus burti Cnemidophorus calidipes Cnemidophorus longicaudus Cnemidophorus ocellifer Cnemidophorus sexlineatus

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore


• Quaternary of Mexico (1 collection), United States (10: Arizona, California, Florida, Kansas, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, South Dakota)

• Blancan of United States (2: Kansas, Nebraska)

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Arizona, Nebraska)

• Miocene of United States (6: Florida, Kansas, Nebraska)

Total: 21 collections including 22 occurrences

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