Placosaurus Gervais 1852 (roundworm)

Enoplea - Rhabditida - Anguinidae

Full reference: P. Gervais. 1852. Zoologie et Paléontologie Françaises (Animaux Vertébrés) ou Nouvelles Recherches sur les Animaux Vivants et Fossiles de la France [French Zoology and Paleontology (Vertebrate Animals) or New Research on the Living and Fossil Animals of France] 1–3:1-274+

Parent taxon: Glyptosaurinae according to R. M. Sullivan 1986

See also Alifanov 1993, Carroll 1988, Estes 1983 and McDowell and Bogert 1954

Sister taxa: Arpadosaurus, Diacium quinquepedale, Eoglyptosaurus, Glyptosaurini, Glyptosaurus, Helodermoides, Melanosaurini, Melanosaurus, Paraglyptosaurus, Proxestops, Xestops

Subtaxa: Placosaurus cayluxi Placosaurus estesi Placosaurus europaeus Placosaurus galliae Placosaurus gaudryi Placosaurus margariticeps Placosaurus mongoliensis Placosaurus ragei Placosaurus rugosus Placosaurus waltheri

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Type: Placosaurus rugosus

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore


• Eocene to Miocene of France (1 collection)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), China (1), France (20), Germany (1), Spain (1)

Total: 25 collections including 29 occurrences

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