Pseudopus Merrem 1820 (legless lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Anguidae

Synonym: Propseudopus Hilgendorf 1883 [objective synonym]

Full reference: B. Merrem. 1820. Versuch eines Systems der Amphibien

Parent taxon: Anguini according to M. L. Augé 2005

See also Böhme 2002, Böhme 2010, Cernansky et al. 2015, Klembara 2012 and Sullivan 1987

Sister taxa: Anguis, Dopasia, Helvetisaurus

Subtaxa: Pseudopus ahnikoviensis Pseudopus apodus Pseudopus laurillardi Pseudopus moguntinus Pseudopus pannonicus

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Ecology: insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), Israel (2), the Netherlands (1), Poland (2)

• Pliocene of Austria (2), Hungary (2), Moldova (1), Poland (3), Slovakia (1), Spain (1), Ukraine (5)

• MN 13 of Ukraine (2)

• Miocene of Austria (1), the Czech Republic (2), France (2), Germany (14), Hungary (7), Slovakia (1), Ukraine (6)

• Oligocene of Germany (2)

Total: 58 collections including 62 occurrences

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