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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: Teius
Species (3): T. oculatus – T. suquiensis – T. teyou
Name

Teius Merrem, 1820: 60

Type species: Teius viridis Merrem, 1820, by subsequent designated by Burt & Burt (1933).
Synonyms

Acrantus Wagler, 1830: 154

Type species Lacerta teyou Daudin, 1802.
References
Primary references

Merrem, B. 1820. Versuch eines Systems der Amphibien I (Tentamen Systematis Amphibiorum). J.C. Kriegeri: Marburg. 191 pp.

Additional references

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.
Cacciali, P., Morando, M., Köhler, G. & Ávila, L.J. 2016. On the distribution of the genus Teius Merrem, 1820 (Reptilia: Squamata: Teiidae). Zootaxa 4136(3): 491–514. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4136.3.4. Reference page.

Links

Uetz, P. & Hallermann, J. 2021. Teius . The Reptile Database. Accessed on 6 November 2018.

Teius is a genus of lizard that belongs to the family Teiidae.
Classification

Listed alphabetically.[1]

Teius oculatus (D’Orbigny & Bibron, 1837)
Teius suquiensis (Avila & Martori, 1991)
Teius teyou (Daudin, 1802) - four-toed tegu

See also

Whiptail lizard

References
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