Tropidophorus murphyi

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: Sphenomorphinae
Genus: Tropidophorus
Species: Tropidophorus murphyi

NameEdit

Tropidophorus murphyi Hikida, Orlov, Nabhitabhata & Ota, 2002: 14

  • Holotype: ROM 41227 (ROM field No. 27044), adult ♂, collected by R.W. Murphy, N.L. Orlov, A. Lathrop, T. Mason, S. Riabov, and T.C. Ho in May 1998.
  • Type locality: “Quang Thanh Village (22°37'43N, 105°54'46E, altitude 700-750m), Nguyen Binh District, Cao Bang Province, northern Vietnam”.
  • Etymology: Named after Robert Ward Murphy.

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Murphy’s Water Skink