Hodzhakulia Nessov 1985 (worm lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata

Alternative spelling: Hodzhaculia

Full reference: L. A. Nessov. 1985. Redkie kostnye ryby, nazemiye yashcheritsy i mlekopitayushchie zony limanov i primorskikh nizmennostey mela Kyzylkumov [Rare bony fishes, terrestrial lizards, and mammals in the estuarine and coastal lowland zone of the Kyzyl-Kum Cretaceous]. Yearbook of the All-Union Paleontological Association 28:199-219

Parent taxon: Amphisbaenia according to K. -Q. Gao and L. A. Nessov 1998

See also Alifanov 1993, Alifanov 2000 and Nessov 1985

Sister taxa: Amphisbaeniformes, Amphisbaenoidea, Chthonophidae, Crythiosauridae, Hyporhinidae, Oligodontosauridae, Polyodontobaenidae, Rhineuroidea

Subtaxa: Hodzhakulia magna

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Type: Hodzhakulia magna

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mongolia (1 collection), Uzbekistan (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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