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Rhineura floridana (North American worm lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Rhineuridae

Taxonomy
Lepidosternum floridana was named by Baird (1858). It is extant.

It was recombined as Rhineura floridana by Cope (1861), Cope (1875), Yatkola (1976) and Maddox and Wall (1998).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Lepidosternum floridana Baird
1861Rhineura floridana Cope
1875Rhineura floridana Cope p. 44
1976Rhineura floridana Yatkola p. 647
1998Rhineura floridana Maddox and Wall p. 6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
infraorderAmphisbaeniaGray 1844
Rhineuroidea
familyRhineuridaeVanzolini 1951
genusRhineuraCope 1861
speciesfloridana(Baird 1858)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available