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Basiliscus

Reptilia - Squamata - Iguanidae

Taxonomy
Basiliscus was named by Laurenti (1768). It is extant.

It was assigned to Iguanidae by Estes (1983) and Frank and Ramus (1996).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1768Basiliscus Laurenti
1983Basiliscus Estes
1996Basiliscus Frank and Ramus

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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
IguanomorphaSukhanov 1961
Pleurodonta(Cope 1864)
familyIguanidaeOppel 1811
genusBasiliscusLaurenti 1768

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