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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
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

Subordo: Lacertoidea
Superfamilia: Gymnophthalmoidea

Familia: Teiidae
Subfamilia: Teiinae
Genus: Cnemidophorus
Species (19): C. arenivagus – C. arubensis – C. cryptus – C. duellmani – C. espeuti – C. flavissimus – C. gaigei – C. gramivagus – C. lemniscatus – C. leucopsammus – C. murinus – C. nigricolor – C. pseudolemniscatus – C. rostralis – C. ruatanus – C. ruthveni – C. senectus – C. splendidus – C. vanzoi
Name

Cnemidophorus Wagler, 1830: 154

Type species: Seps murinus Laurenti, 1768, by subsequent designation by Fitzinger (1834).
References
Primary references

Wagler, J.G. 1830. Natürliches System der Amphibien, mit vorangehender Classification der Säugetiere und Vögel. Ein Beitrag zur vergleichenden Zoologie.. J.G. Cotta'schen Buchhandlung: München, Stuttgart, & Tübingen. 354 pp. BHL Reference page.

Additional references

McCrystal, H.K. & Dixon, J.R. 1987. A New Species of Cnemidophorus (Sauria: Teiidae) from the Llanos of Colombia and Venezuela. Journal of Herpetology 21(4): 245–254. DOI: 10.2307/1563966 Reference page.
Cole, C.J. & Dessauer, H.C. 1993. Unisexual and bisexual whiptail lizards of the Cnemidophorus lemniscatus complex (Squamata: Teiidae) of the Guiana Region, South America, with descriptions of new species. American Museum Novitates 3081: 1–30. hdl: 2246/4979 Open access Reference page.
Markezich, A.L., Cole, C.J. & Dessauer, H.C. 1997. The blue and green whiptail lizards (Squamata: Teiidae: Cnemidophorus) of the peninsula de Paraguana, Venezuela: systematics, ecology, descriptions of two new taxa, and relationships to whiptails of the Guianas. American Museum Novitates 3207: 1–60. hdl: 2246/3616 Open access Reference page.
Ugueto, G.N. & harvey, M.B. 2010. Southern Caribbean Cnemidophorus (Squamata: Teiidae): Description of New Species and Taxonomic Status of C. murinus ruthveni Burt. Herpetological Monographs 24(1): 111–148. DOI: 10.1655/HERPMONOGRAPHS-D-10-00002.1 Reference page.
Ugueto, G.N., Harvey, M.B. & Rivas, G.A. [2009] 2010. Two New Species of Cnemidophorus (Squamata: Teiidae) from Islands of the Northeastern Coast of Venezuela. Herpetological Monographs 23(1): 123–153. DOI: 10.1655/09-035.1 Reference page.
Harvey, M.B., Ugueto, G.N. & Gutberlet, Jr., R.L. 2012. Review of teiid morphology with a revised taxonomy and phylogeny of the Teiidae (Lepidosauria: Squamata). Zootaxa 3459: 1–156. Preview Reference page.
Mccranie, J.R. & Hedges, S.B. 2013. A review of the Cnemidophorus lemniscatus group in Central America (Squamata: Teiidae), with comments on other species in the group. Zootaxa 3722(3): 301–316. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3722.3.1 Reference page.

Links

Uetz, P. & Hallermann, J. 2022. Cnemidophorus . The Reptile Database. Accessed on 3 November 2018.

Vernacular names
English: Whiptails
magyar: Futógyíkok

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