Gerontoseps irvinensis Gao and Fox 1991 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Teiidae

Full reference: K. -Q. Gao and R. C. Fox. 1991. New teiid lizards from the Upper Cretaceous Oldman Formation (Judithian) of southeastern Alberta, Canada, with a review of the Cretaceous record of teiids. Annals of Carnegie Museum 60(2):145-162

Belongs to Gerontoseps according to K. -Q. Gao and R. C. Fox 1996

See also Gao and Fox 1991 and Peng et al. 2001

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UALVP 29754, a mandible (anterior part of a right mandible having three complete and ten broken teeth). Its type locality is Irvine microvertebrate site, which is in a Judithian terrestrial horizon in the Dinosaur Park Formation of Canada.

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore


• Cretaceous of Canada (2: Alberta collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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