Diphydontosaurus Whiteside 1986 (rhynchocephalian)

Reptilia - Rhynchocephalia

Full reference: D. I. Whiteside. 1986. The head skeleton of the Rhaetian sphenodontid Diphydontosaurus avonis gen. et sp. nov. and the modernizing of a living fossil. Philisophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 312:379-430

Parent taxon: Sphenodontia according to J. A. Herrera-Flores et al. 2018

See also Apesteguia et al. 2012, Rauhut et al. 2012 and Reynoso 2000

Sister taxa: Eusphenodontia, Godavarisaurus, Lamarquesaurus, Pelecymala, Planocephalosaurus, Rebbanasaurus, Sauranodonti, Sphenocondor, Tingitana, Whitakersaurus

Subtaxa: Diphydontosaurus avonis

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Type: Diphydontosaurus avonis

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Belgium (1 collection), Italy (1), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (12), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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