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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
Cladus: Unidentata Episquamata

Subordo: Lacertoidea
Superfamilia: Gymnophthalmoidea

Familia: Gymnophthalmidae
Subfamilia: Gymnophthalminae
Tribus: Heterodactylini
Genera (3): Caparaonia - Colobodactylus - Heterodactylus

Heterodactylini Goicoechea, Frost, De la Riva, Pellegrino, Sites Jr., Rodrigues & Padial, 2016: 670

Type genus: Heterodactylus Spix, 1825, by original designation.

Chirocolidae Gray, 1838: 391 [considered a nomen nudum by Goicoechea et al., 2016: 30 contra Colli et al., 2015: 404]

Type genus: Chirocolis Wagler, 1830, by monotypy.

Heterodactylini Pellegrino, Rodrigues, Yonenaga-Yassuda & Sites Jr., 2001: 330 [considered a nomen nudum by Colli et al., 2015: 404 and Goicoechea et al., 2016: 30]

Type genus: not designated.
Primary references

Pellegrino, K.C.M., Rodrigues, M.T., Yonenaga-Yassuda, Y. & Sites Jr., J.W. 2001. A molecular perspective on the evolution of South American microteiid lizards (Squamata, Gymnophthalmidae), and a new classification for the family. Biological journal of the Linnean Society 74(3): 315–338. DOI: 10.1006/bijl.2001.0580 Reference page.
Colli, G.R., Hoogmoed, M.S., Cannatella, D.C., Cassimiro, J., Gomes, J.O., Ghellere, J.M., Nunes, P.M.S., Pellegrino, K.C.M., Salerno, P.E., Souza, S.M. & Rodrigues, M.T. 2015. Description and phylogenetic relationships of a new genus and two new species of lizards from Brazilian Amazonia, with nomenclatural comments on the taxonomy of Gymnophthalmidae (Reptilia: Squamata). Zootaxa 4000(4): 401–427. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4000.4.1 Preview (PDF). Reference page.
Goicoechea, N., Frost, D.R., De la Riva, I.J., Pellegrino, K.C.M., Sites Jr., J.W., Rodrigues, M.T. & Padial, J.M. 2016. Molecular systematics of teioid lizards (Teioidea/Gymnophthalmoidea: Squamata) based on the analysis of 48 loci under tree-alignment and similarity-alignment. Cladistics 32(6): 624–671. DOI: 10.1111/cla.12150 Reference page.

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