Family Polychrotidae Macey et al. 1997 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Polychrotidae

Alternative spelling: Polychrotinae

Parent taxon: Pleurodonta according to J. L. Conrad and M. A. Norell 2007

See also Conrad et al. 2007 and Smith 2006

Sister taxa: Corytophanidae, Crotaphytidae, Erichosaurus bombimaxila, Erichosaurus debilis, Erichosaurus diminutus, Gobiguania, Hoplocercidae, Igua, Iguanidae, Leptoglossa, Phrynosomatidae, Thecaglossa, Tropiduridae, Typhlophthalmi

Subtaxa: Afairiguana Anisolepinae Anolis Leiosaurinae Polychrus Sauropithecoides

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Antigua and Barbuda (3 collections), the Bahamas (10), Cayman Islands (1), the Dominican Republic (4), Puerto Rico (1), United States (12: Alabama, Florida, Georgia)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Mexico (1), United States (1: Florida)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Florida)

• Eocene of Jamaica (1), United States (2: North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 38 collections including 51 occurrences

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