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Lacertoidea

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Lacertoidea was named by Camp (1923). It is extant. It was considered monophyletic by Camp (1923) and Lee and Caldwell (2000) and Pyron et al. (2013).

It was reranked as the unranked clade Lacertoidea by Kuhn (1946).

It was assigned to Autarchoglossa by Camp (1923); to Kionocrania by Kuhn (1946); to Squamata by Evans and Barbadillo (1997); to Scincomorpha by Kuhn (1966), Estes (1983), Borsuk-Bialynicka (1988), Sullivan (1991) and Gao and Cheng (1999); to Scleroglossa by Lee and Caldwell (2000); and to Episquamata by Pyron et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Lacertoidea Camp
1946Lacertoidea Kuhn p. 61
1966Lacertoidea Kuhn p. 53
1983Lacertoidea Estes
1988Lacertoidea Borsuk-Bialynicka p. 214
1991Lacertoidea Sullivan p. 296
1997Lacertoidea Evans and Barbadillo
1999Lacertoidea Gao and Cheng
2000Lacertoidea Lee and Caldwell
2013Lacertoidea 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
Episquamata
superfamilyLacertoideaCamp 1923
superfamilyLacertoideaCamp 1923

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