Dicothodon bajaensis Nydam 1999 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Polyglyphanodontidae

Alternative combination: Polyglyphanodon bajaensis

Full reference: R. L. Nydam. 1999. Polyglyphanodontinae (Squamata: Teiidae) from the medial and Late Cretaceous: new taxa from Utah, U.S.A. and Baja California del Norte, Mexico. Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 99-1:303-317

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

See also Nydam 1999 and Reynoso and Cruz 2014

Sister taxa: Dicothodon cifellii, Dicothodon moorensis

Type specimen: IGM 6965, a tooth (posterior tooth). Its type locality is El Rosario, which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in the El Gallo Formation of Mexico.

Ecology: omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mexico (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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