†subfamily Teiinae (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Teiidae

Parent taxon: Teiidae according to R. Estes 1983

See also Gao and Fox 1991

Sister taxa: Alethesaurus quadratus, Alopoglossus, Amapasaurus, Anotosaura, Brevisaurus, Callopistinae, Cercosaura, Colobosaura, Colobosauroides, Conicodontosaurus, Crocodilurus, Echinosaura, Gerontoseps, Glyptogenys, Harmodontosaurus, Iguanavus exilis, Iguanavus teres, Iphisa, Kentropyx, Lanceosaurus compressus, Lanceosaurus hatcheri, Meyasaurus, Pantodactylus, Proctoporus, Ptilotodon, Sphenosiagon, Teiini, Teius, Tupinambinae

Subtaxa: Tupinambini

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Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Montehermosan of Argentina (1 collection)

• Miocene of Argentina (1), Colombia (23)

• Cretaceous of United States (1: Texas)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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