Hemicordylus nebulosus

(Redirected from Pseudocordylus nebulosus)


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: Hemicordylus
Species: Hemicordylus nebulosus


Hemicordylus nebulosus (Mouton & Van Wyk, 1995)

  • Holotype: SAM 50905, adult ♂, collected on 10 June 1993.
  • Type locality: “Northern slope of Landdroskop in the Hottentotsholland Mountains (34°59'30" E; 3418 BB Somerset West), in the Western Cape, South Africa, at an altitude of 1200 m above sea level and within the mist belt that occupies the higher parts of these mountains.”


  • Pseudocordylus nebulosus Mouton & Van Wyk, 1995: 391 [original combination]
  • Cordylus nebulosusFrost et al., 2001: 14 [subsequent combination, by implication]
  • Hemicordylus nebulosusStanley et al., 2011: 66 [subsequent combination]


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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Dwarf/Cloudy Crag Lizard