Elgaria Gray 1838 (alligator lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Anguidae

Parent taxon: Anguidae according to B. H. Brattstrom 1955

Sister taxa: Anguinae, Anniellinae, Bainguis, Diploglossinae, Gerrhonotinae, Glyptosaurinae, Machaerosaurus, Odaxosaurinae, Odaxosaurus, Ophisauromimus, Rajaurisaurus, Xestops lentus, Xestops microdus, Xestops minutus, Xestops piercei

Subtaxa: Elgaria multicarinata

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Ecology: insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: California collections)

• Miocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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