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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis: Sarcopterygii
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Booidea

Familia: Loxocemidae
Genus: Loxocemus
Species (1): L. bicolor

Loxocemus Cope, 1861: 76

Type species: Loxocemus bicolor Cope, 1861, by monotypy.
Primary references

Cope, E.D. 1861. Remarks on Reptiles (Diphalus; Amphisbaena angustifrons; Loxocemus Cope). Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 13: 75–77. BHL Reference page.


Uetz, P. & Hallermann, J. 2022. Loxocemus . The Reptile Database. Accessed on 23 May 2018.


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