Peltosaurus Cope 1872 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata

Parent taxon: Anguioidea according to J. L. Conrad 2006

See also Brattstrom 1955, Carroll 1988, Estes 1964, Estes 1983, Galbreath 1953, Gilmore 1938, Gilmore 1942, Hay 1902, Hecht 1959, Lambe 1908, Maddox and Wall 1998, McDowell and Bogert 1954, Smith 2006 and Sullivan 1986

Sister taxa: Anguidae, Anniellidae, Dorsetisauridae, Bainguidae

Subtaxa: Peltosaurus floridanus Peltosaurus granulosus Peltosaurus macrodon

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Type: Peltosaurus granulosus

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Florida, Texas collections)

• Harrisonian of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Arikareean of United States (2: Nebraska, South Dakota)

• Oligocene of United States (20: Colorado, Florida, Nebraska, South Dakota)

• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan), United States (10: California, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Montana)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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