Subfamily Gerrhonotinae Cope 1864 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Anguidae

Alternative spelling: Gerrhonotidae

Parent taxon: Anguidae according to M. A. Norell 1989

See also Cope 1871, Cope 1875, Estes 1964, Estes 1983 and McGrew et al. 1959

Sister taxa: Abronia, Anguinae, Anniellinae, Bainguis, Barisia, Coloptychon, Diploglossinae, Elgaria, Glyptosaurinae, Machaerosaurus, Odaxosaurinae, Odaxosaurus, Ophiodes, Ophisauromimus, Rajaurisaurus, Xestops lentus, Xestops microdus, Xestops minutus, Xestops piercei

Subtaxa: Barissia Gerrhonotus Paragerrhonotus

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Type: Gerrhonotus

Ecology: insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)

• Blancan of United States (1: California)

• Miocene of United States (14: California, Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming)

• Eocene of United States (6: North Dakota, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Montana, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of United States (3: New Mexico, Wyoming)

Total: 27 collections including 28 occurrences

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