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Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (www.repfocus.dk).
Latest update: December 31st, 2022.

Taxonomy of the family Teiidae
Bibliography of the genus Aurivela
Biodiversity of the family Teiidae


Argentinian Whiptails

Argentinische Rennechsen

Argentinske Piskehaletejuer

2012 Aurivela Harvey, Ugueto & Gutberlet (type species: Ameiva longicauda Bell 1843)
Contents: 2 species, both of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: The species of this genus were previously included in Cnemidophorus.
Distribution: Argentina.

Aurivela longicauda

Long-tailed Whiptail


Langhalet Piskehaleteju

1843 Ameiva longicauda Bell
Cnemidophorus longicaudus Gray 1845
Aurivela longicauda Harvey, Ugueto & Gutberlet 2012
1869 Cnemidophorus multilineatus Philippi (Maslin & Secoy 1986)

Distribution: Argentina.

Aurivela tergolaevigata

Stripeless Whiptail

Streifenlose Rennechse

Ustribet Piskehaleteju

2004 Cnemidophorus tergolaevigatus Cabrera
Aurivela tergolaevigata Harvey, Ugueto & Gutberlet 2012

Distribution: Argentina.