†subfamily Diploglossinae Boucourt 1873 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Anguidae

Parent taxon: Anguidae according to R. Estes 1983

See also McGrew et al. 1959 and Smith 2006

Sister taxa: Abronia, Anguinae, Anniellinae, Bainguis, Barisia, Coloptychon, Elgaria, Gerrhonotinae, Glyptosaurinae, Machaerosaurus, Odaxosaurinae, Odaxosaurus, Ophiodes, Ophisauromimus, Rajaurisaurus, Xestops lentus, Xestops microdus, Xestops minutus, Xestops piercei

Subtaxa: Celestus Diploglossus Eodiploglossus

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Ecology: insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Dominican Republic (4 collections)

• Eocene of United States (5: North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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