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Tupinambis (tegu)

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Tupinambis was named by Daudin (1802). It is extant.

It was assigned to Tupinambini by Estes (1983); to Teiidae by Estes (1961), Carroll (1988) and Frank and Ramus (1996); and to Tupinambinae by Fernicola and Albino (2012).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1802Tupinambis Daudin
1893Diasemosaurus occidentalis Ameghino
1893Dibolosodon typicus Ameghino
1898Diasemosaurus Ameghino
1898Dibolosodon Ameghino
1961Tupinambis Estes p. 2 fig. 1
1983Diasemosaurus Estes
1983Dibolosodon Estes
1983Tupinambis Estes
1988Dibolosodon Carroll
1988Tupinambis Carroll
1996Tupinambis Frank and Ramus
2012Tupinambis Fernicola and Albino

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
suborderLacertilia(Owen 1842)
genusTupinambisDaudin 1802

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