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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Sphenodontidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Sphenodontidae Cope 1870

Alternative Names

? pulchellus Zittel, 1887
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Brachyrhinodon von Huene 1910
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Eilenosaurus
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Glevosaurus Swinton 1939
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hatteriidae
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Homeosaurus Meyer 1847
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kaikaifilusaurus Simon & Armin Kellner 2003
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kallimodon Cocude-Michel 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhynchocephalus Owen 1845
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Scharschengia Huene 1940
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Simila
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sphenodontidae

Common Names

English

tuataras preferred
Tuatara
Recognized by CITES

French

Tuataras preferred
Recognized by CITES

Japanese

ムカシトカゲ科 preferred
Recognized by Furui 2020, piaf, and admin

Spanish; Castilian

Tuátaras preferred
Recognized by CITES

Swedish

tuatara preferred
Recognized by CITES
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Curated hierarchies for Sphenodontidae