Open main menu

Wikipedia β

Diploglossus is a genus of New World diploglossid lizards, with 19 described species, commonly known as galliwasps.[2]

Diploglossus
Diploglossus monotropis.JPG
Diploglossus monotropis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Family: Anguidae
Subfamily: Diploglossinae
Genus: Diploglossus
Wiegmann, 1834[1]
Species

17 recognized species, see article

Contents

Geographic rangeEdit

Species of the genus Diploglossus are found in North America and South America.[2]

SpeciesEdit

The following species are recognized as being valid.[3]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Diploglossus.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dahms Tierleben www.dahmstierleben/systematik/Reptilien/Squamata/diploglossa/diploglossidae.
  2. ^ a b Eol.com
  3. ^ "Diploglossus ". The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.

Further readingEdit

  • Wiegmann AFA. 1834. Herpetologica Mexicana, seu descriptio amphibiorum Novae Hispaniae, quae itineribus comitis de Sack, Ferdinandi Deppe et Chr. Guil. Schiede in Museum Zoologicum Berolinense pervenerunt. Pars prima, saurorum species amplectens. Adiecto systematis saurorum prodromo, additsque multis in hunc amphibiorum ordinem observationibus. Berlin: C.G. Lüderitz. vi + 54 pp. + Plates I-X. (Diploglossus, new genus, p. 36). (in Latin).