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Crotaphytidae

Reptilia - Squamata - Crotaphytidae

Taxonomy
Crotaphytidae was named by Frost and Etheridge (1989). It is extant.

It was assigned to Pleurodonta by Conrad and Norell (2007); and to Iguania by Hollenshead and Mead (2006) and Conrad et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Crotaphytidae Frost and Etheridge
2006Crotaphytidae Hollenshead and Mead p. 568
2007Crotaphytidae Conrad and Norell fig. 19
2007Crotaphytidae Conrad et al. p. 1370

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
IguanomorphaSukhanov 1961
Pleurodonta(Cope 1864)
familyCrotaphytidaeFrost and Etheridge 1989
familyCrotaphytidaeFrost and Etheridge 1989

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Source: subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: Blancan or 4.90000 to 1.80000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 1.8 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Nevada) Gambelia sp. (19965)
Blancan - Irvingtonian4.9 - 0.3USA (California) Gambelia corona (199543)