Pseudopus laurillardi Lartet 1851 (legless lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Anguidae

Alternative combination: Anguis laurillardi

Synonyms: Propseudopus fraasii Hilgendorf 1883, Pseudopus fraasi Hilgendorf 1883

Belongs to Pseudopus according to J. Klembara et al. 2010

See also Böhme 2002, Böhme 2010 and Hilgendorf 1883

Sister taxa: Pseudopus ahnikoviensis, Pseudopus apodus, Pseudopus moguntinus, Pseudopus pannonicus

Type specimens:

  • Pseudopus laurillardi: MNHN Sa 23604, a mandible (Left dentary (neotype, designated by Auge and Rage 2000))
  • Propseudopus fraasii:

Ecology: insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of France (2 collections), Germany (13)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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