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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: Gerrhosauridae
Subfamilia: Gerrhosaurinae
Genus: Cordylosaurus
Species (1): C. subtessellatus

Cordylosaurus Gray, 1865: 641

Type species: Cordylosaurus trivirgatus Gray, 1865, by monotypy.
Primary references

Gray, J.E. 1865. Descriptions of Two New Genera of Lizards from Damaraland. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1865(3): 640–642. BHL


Uetz, P. & Hallermann, J. 2023. Cordylosaurus . The Reptile Database. Accessed on 29 July 2018.

Cordylosaurus (from Greek: κορδῡ́λη kordū́lē, 'club' and Greek: σαῦρος saûros, 'lizard')[2] is a monotypic genus of lizards.[3] It consists of the following single species.

Blue-black plated lizard, Cordylosaurus subtessellatus


Alexander, G.J.; Bates, M.F.; Tolley, K.A. (2021). "Cordylosaurus subtessellatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2021: e.T178341A120634611. Retrieved 16 November 2021.
Gotch, A. F. (Arthur Frederick) (1995). Latin names explained : a guide to the scientific classification of reptiles, birds & mammals. London : Blandford. p. 105. ISBN 978-0-7137-2565-0.
Uetz, P.; Freed, P.; Hošek, J. (eds.). "Cordylosaurus". The Reptile Database. Retrieved 14 December 2019.

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