Harmodontosaurus Nydam 2002 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Teiidae

Full reference: R. L. Nydam. 2002. Lizards of the Mussentuchit Local Fauna (Albian-Cenomanian boundary) and comments on the evolution of the Cretaceous lizard fauna of North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(3):645-660

Parent taxon: Teiidae according to R. L. Nydam 2002

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

Subtaxa: Harmodontosaurus emeryensis

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Type: Harmodontosaurus emeryensis

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (3: Utah collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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