Chalcides ocellatus

Chalcides ocellatus

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Scincoidea 

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
Subordo: Scincomorpha
Superfamilia: Scincoidea

Familia: Scincidae
Subfamilia: Scincinae
Genus: Chalcides
Species:Chalcides ocellatus
Subspecies (6): C. o. ocellatus – C. o. tiligugu – C. o. linosae – C. o. sacchii – C. o. subtypicus – C. o. zavattarii

NameEdit

Holotype: unlocated.

Type locality: “Aegypto [=Egypt]”.

CombinationsEdit

  • Lacerta ocellata Forsskål, 1775: 13 [original combination]
  • Scincus ocellatusMeyer, 1795: 30 [subsequent combination]
  • Mabuya ocellataFitzinger, 1826: 53 [subsequent combination]
  • Gongylus ocellatusWagler, 1830: 162 [subsequent combination]
  • Seps (Gongylus) ocellatusGünther, 1871: 241 [subsequent combination]
  • Chalcides ocellatusBoulenger, 1887: 400 [subsequent combination]

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

  • Forsskål, P.S. 1775. Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Ex Officina Mölleri: Hauniae [=Copenhagen]. 1–20 + i–xxxiv + 1–164 + 1 map. BHL Reference page

Additional referencesEdit

  • Lavin, B.R. & Papenfuss, T.J. 2012. The phylogenetic position of Chalcides ocellatus (Squamata: Scincidae) from Yemen and Somalia. Zootaxa 3221: 26–36. Preview.

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Ocellated Skink
español: Eslizón ocelado
italiano: Gongilo
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