Reptile taxonomy 143 likes sensible discussions about the classification and systematics of reptiles and amphibians, including code-compliant nomenclature the australasian journal of herpetology is australia's best known scientific journal dealing reptiles, taxonomy and other matters of public importance this issue describes new lizard. After all i am discussing reptile names and herpetology is one area that has suffered a history of what is generally called “taxonomic vandalism” sometimes “taxonomic terrorism” but whatever term you use, it is an unethical means of producing names solely for naming rights and self glorification.
In the 13th century the category of reptile was recognized in europe as consisting of a miscellany of egg-laying creatures, including snakes, various fantastic monsters, lizards, assorted amphibians, and worms, as recorded by vincent of beauvais in his mirror of nature.
The most recent studies on taxonomy and evolution of mexican geckos (phyllodactylus) show that the diversity of this group of reptiles is currently underestimated, suggesting that more research and conservation efforts are should be addressed at these lizards.
An integrative taxonomy approach was implemented based on taxonomic changes and description of two new species for the phyllodactylus lanei complex 2018, gekkota, herpetology - frog reptile snake, integrative taxonomy, mexico, morphology, neotropical, neotropical reptile, patronym, phyllodactylidae, phylogenetics. Taxonomy is the classification of living organisms based on their evolutionary relationships to each other the first goal in humanity's quest to catalog and name all living things was to devise a naming system that would reflect the relationship between organisms.
This entry was posted in nomenclature, reptiles, taxonomy and tagged herpetology, iczn, nomenclature, reptiles, scientific names on february 15, 2015 by scott a thomson to name it or not to.
Herpetofaunal list for mesoamerica 8 august 2018 the mesoamerican herpetology taxonomic board (tb) is maintaining a running inventory of the native herpetofauna of mexico and central america, based primarily on or updated from the following: wilson, l d, v mata-silva, and j d johnson 2013a conservation reassessment of the reptiles of mexico based on the evs measure.
Explore the latest articles, projects, and questions and answers in reptile taxonomy, and find reptile taxonomy experts similar topics reptiles herpetology snakes marine reptiles amphibians. Taxonomy and nomenclature that is the names of all living things organized by their hierarchies in herpetology the big issue is not how many names someone produces, but how they are done after all i am discussing reptile names and herpetology is one area that has suffered a history of what is generally called “taxonomic vandalism.