Mesaspis moreletii rafaeli

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Diploglossa 

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, Toxicofera
Subordo: Anguimorpha
Infraordo: Neoanguimorpha
Superfamilia: Diploglossa

Familia: Anguidae
Subfamilia: Gerrhonotinae
Genus: Mesaspis
Species: Mesaspis moreletii
Subspecies: Mesaspis moreletii rafaeli

NameEdit

Holotype: UMMZ 88228, juvenile ♀.

Type locality: “at 2300 meters above sea level, 16 kilometers south of Siltepec, Chiapas[, Mexico].”

Paratypes (4): UMMZ 88227, from the type locality; UMMZ 88226, “1500 meters above sea level, Cerro Pautal”; UMMZ 88384, “2500 meters above sea level, Chiquihuite, Volcán de Tacaná”; UMMZ 94920, “Cerro Malé”.

CombinationsEdit

  • Gerrhonotus moreleti rafaeli Hartweg & Tihen, 1946: 8 [original combination]
  • Barisia moreleti rafaeliTihen, 1949: 598 [name combination]
  • [Mesaspis moreleti] rafaeliGood, 1988: 86 [name combination, by indication]

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