Chamops segnis Marsh 1892 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Chamopsiidae

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1892. Notice of new reptiles from the Laramie Formation. American Journal of Science 43:449-453

Belongs to Chamops according to R. Estes 1983

See also Bryant 1989, Estes 1964, Estes and Berberian 1970, Gao and Fox 1991, Hay 1902, Longrich et al. 2012, Marsh 1892, Nydam et al. 2010 and Nydam and Voci 2007

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: YUM 1036, a mandible (fragment of left dentary). Its type locality is Lance Creek area (non-specific), which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Lance Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: Montana collection)

• Cretaceous of Canada (4: Alberta, Saskatchewan), United States (23: Montana, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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