Gerrhonotus Wiegmann 1828 (alligator lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Anguidae

Parent taxon: Gerrhonotidae according to R. Estes 1983

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1875, Estes 1964, Estes 1976, Estes and Tihen 1964, Frank and Ramus 1996 and Yatkola 1976

Sister taxa: Barissia, Paragerrhonotus

Subtaxa: Gerrhonotus imbricatus Gerrhonotus liocephalus Gerrhonotus lugoi

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Ecology: insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (1: California collection)

• Miocene of United States (12: Kansas, Nebraska, Wyoming)

• Eocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

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

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

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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