Andinosaura aurea

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Gymnophthalmoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata Episquamata

Subordo: Lacertoidea
Superfamilia: Gymnophthalmoidea

Familia: Gymnophthalmidae
Subfamilia: Cercosaurinae
Tribus: Cercosaurini
Genus: Andinosaura
Species: Andinosaura aurea

NameEdit

Holotype: QCAZ 07886, adult ♂.

Type locality: “Guanazán, Provincia El Oro, Ecuador, 2789 m; 03°26’29”S; 79°29’39”W”.

Etymology: The name is derived from the Latin word aurum, meaning gold, and refers to the provenance of the species, El Oro province.

CombinationsEdit

  • Riama aurea Sánchez-Pacheco, Aguirre-Peñafiel & Torres-Carvajal, 2012: 260 [original combination]
  • Andinosaura aureaSánchez-Pacheco et al., 2018: 290 [subsequent combination]

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