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Gerrhosauridae (plated lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Gerrhosauridae

Taxonomy
Gerrhosauridae was named by Boulenger (1885). It is extant. Its type is Gerrhosaurus.

It was assigned to Lacertae by Gadow (1898); to Lacertoidea by Kuhn (1946); to Cordyloidea by Kuhn (1966); to Squamata by Burney et al. (2008); and to Scincoidea by Pyron et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Gerrhosauridae Boulenger
1898Gerrhosauridae Gadow p. 26
1946Gerrhosauridae Kuhn p. 61
1966Gerrhosauridae Kuhn p. 52
2008Gerrhosauridae Burney et al. p. 19
2013Gerrhosauridae Pyron et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
superfamilyScincoideaOppel 1811
familyGerrhosauridaeBoulenger 1885
familyGerrhosauridaeBoulenger 1885

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