†family Dorsetisauridae Hoffstetter 1967 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Dorsetisauridae

Parent taxon: Anguioidea according to R. Estes 1983

See also Alifanov 1993, Alifanov 2000, Carroll 1988 and Seiffert 1975

Sister taxa: Anguidae, Peltosaurus

Subtaxa: Changetisaurinae Dorsetisaurus

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mongolia (2 collections), the United Kingdom (5)

• Jurassic of Kyrgyzstan (1), Portugal (1), United States (5: Colorado, Wyoming)

Total: 14 collections including 15 occurrences

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