Type species: Arizona elegans Kennicott, 1859, by monotypy.
Placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by Opinion 717 (1965).
Primary references edit
- Baird, S.F. 1859. Reptiles of the boundary, with notes by the naturalists of the survey. in United States and Mexican Boundary Survey, under the orders of Lieut. Col. W.H. Emory, Major First Cavalry, and United States Commissioner. Volume 2, Part 1. Government Printing Office, Washington. 36 pp. + 41 pls. BHL
- International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. 1965. Opinion 717. Arizona elegans Kennicott, 1859 (Reptilia): validated under the plenary powers. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 22(1): 19–21. BHL Reference page.