Celestus occiduus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Infraorder: Anguimorpha
Family: Anguidae
Subfamily: Diploglossinae
Genus: Celestus
Gray, 1839

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Celestus is a genus of anguid lizards containing 28 living species, and one extinct species.[1]


Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Celestus.


  1. The Reptile Database.
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