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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Reptilia
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Sauria
Infraordo: Scincomorpha
Familia: Teiidae
Genus: Ameiva
Species: A. ameiva - A. anomala - A. auberi - A. bifrontata - A. bridgesii - A. chaitzami - A. chrysolaema - A. cineracea - A. corax - A. corvina - A. dorsalis - A. edracantha - A. erythrocephala - A. exsul - A. festiva - A. fuscata - A. griswoldi - A. leberi - A. leptophrys - A. lineolata - A. major - A. maynardi - A. niceforoi - A. orcesi - A. plei - A. pluvianotata - A. polops - A. quadrilineata - A. septemlineata - A. taeniura - A. undulata - A. vittata - A. wetmorei

Name

Ameiva (Meyer, 1795)

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Ameiva, commonly called jungle-runners, is a genus of whiptail lizards that belongs to the family of Teiidae. Member species are found in South America and throughout various islands of the Caribbean.

Species

Sourced from "The Reptile Database".[1]

* Ameiva ameiva (Linnaeus, 1758) – Giant Ameiva, Green Ameiva, Amazon Racerunner
* Ameiva anomala (Echternacht, 1977) – Echternacht's Ameiva
* Ameiva auberi (Cocteau, 1838) – Auber's Ameiva
* Ameiva bifrontata (Cope, 1862) – Cope's Ameiva
* Ameiva bridgesii (Cope, 1869) – Bridge's Ameiva
* Ameiva chaitzami (Stuart, 1942) – Chaitzam's Ameiva
* Ameiva chrysolaema (Cope, 1968) – Common Ameiva
* †Ameiva cineracea (Barbour & Noble, 1915) – Guadeloupe Ameiva (extinct)
* Ameiva corax (Censky & Paulson, 1992) – Censky's Ameiva
* Ameiva corvina (Cope, 1861) – Sombrero Ameiva
* Ameiva dorsalis (Grap, 1938) – Jamaica Ameiva
* Ameiva edracantha (Bocourt, 1874) – Bocourt's Ameiva
* Ameiva erythrocephala (Daudin, 1802) – St. Christopher Ameiva
* Ameiva exsul (Cope, 1862) – (Common) Puerto Rican Ameiva
* Ameiva festiva (Lichtenstein, 1856) – Central American Ameiva
* Ameiva fuscata (Garman, 1887) – Dominican Ameiva
* Ameiva griswoldi (Barbour, 1916) – Antiguan ameiva, Griswold's Ameiva
* Ameiva leberi (Schwartz & Klinikowski, 1966) – Hispaniola Ameiva
* Ameiva leptophrys (Cope, 1893) – Delicate Ameiva
* Ameiva lineolata (Duméril & Bibron, 1839) – Pigmy Blue-tailed Ameiva, Dwarf Teiid
* †Ameiva major (Duméril & Bibron, 1839) – Martinique Giant Ameiva (extinct)
* Ameiva maynardi (Garman, 1888) – (Great) Inagua Ameiva
* Ameiva niceforoi (Dunn, 1943)
* Ameiva orcesi (Peters, 1964) – Peters' Ameiva
* Ameiva plei (Duméril & Bibron, 1839) – Anguilla Bank Ameiva
* Ameiva pluvianotata (Garman, 1887) – Montiserrat Ameiva
* Ameiva polops (Cope, 1962) – St. Croix Ameiva, Saint Croix Ground Lizard
* Ameiva provitaae (Garcia-Peréz, 1995)
* Ameiva quadrilineata (Hallowell, 1861) – Four-lined Whiptail
* Ameiva septemlineata (Duméril, 1851) – Seven-lined Ameiva
* Ameiva taeniura (Cope, 1862) – Hispaniolan Blue-tailed Ameiva, Haitian Ameiva
* Ameiva undulata (Wiegmann, 1834) – Rainbow Ameiva
* Ameiva vittata (Boulenger, 1902)
* Ameiva wetmorei (Stejneger, 1913) – Puerto Rican Blue-tailed Ameiva, Wetmore's Ameiva

References

1. ^ Ameiva, The Reptile Database

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