Primitivus Paparella et al. 2018 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Dolichosauridae

Full reference: I. Paparella, A. Palci, U. Nicosia and M. W. Caldwell. 2018. A new fossil marine lizard with soft tissues from the Late Cretaceous of southern Italy. Royal Society Open Science 5:172411:1-27

Parent taxon: Dolichosauridae according to I. Paparella et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Acteosaurus, Adriosaurus, Aphanizocnemus, Coniasaurus, Dolichosaurus, Pachyophis, Pontosaurus, Simoliophis

Subtaxa: Primitivus manduriensis

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Type: Primitivus manduriensis

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Cava, near Castello (Cretaceous of Italy)

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