Cordylus meculae

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: Cordylidae
Subfamilia: Cordylinae
Genus: Cordylus
Species: Cordylus meculae

NameEdit

Cordylus meculae Branch, Rödel & Marais, 2005: 132

  • Holotype: PEM R16166, adult ♀, collected by W.R. Branch, M.-O. Rödel and J. Marais on 27 October 2003.
  • Type locality: “from the summit rock outcrops of Serra Mecula, Niassa Game Reserve, Niassa Province, northern Mozambique (12°03'11" S, 37°38'49" E; 1029 m a.s.l.)”.

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Mecula Girdled Lizard