Dicothodon cifellii Nydam et al. 2007 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Polyglyphanodontidae

Full reference: R. L. Nydam, J. G. Eaton, and J. T. Sankey. 2007. New taxa of transversely-toothed lizards (Squamata: Scincomorpha) and new information on the evolutionary history of "teiids". Journal of Paleontology 81(3):538-549

Belongs to Dicothodon according to R. L. Nydam et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Dicothodon bajaensis, Dicothodon moorensis

Type specimen: UMNH VP 7371, a tooth (posterior tooth). Its type locality is UMNH VP Loc. 97, which is in a Turonian pond siltstone in the Straight Cliffs Formation of Utah.

Ecology: omnivore


• Cretaceous of United States (3: Utah collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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