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Reptilia - Squamata - Priscagamidae
It was reranked as the informal Priscagaminae by Conrad and Norell (2007) and Reeder et al. (2015); it was reranked as the family Priscagamidae by Alifanov (1989), Alifanov (1993), Alifanov (1996), Alifanov (2000) and DeMar et al. (2017).
It was assigned to Iguania by Alifanov (1989) and Alifanov (1993); to Agamidae by Borsuk-Bialynicka and Moody (1984) and Gao and Hou (1995); to Chamaeleonoidea by Alifanov (1996); to Acrodonta by Gao and Norell (2000) and Conrad and Norell (2007); to Iguania by Alifanov (2000) and Reeder et al. (2015); and to Chamaeleontiformes by DeMar et al. (2017).
|Year||Name and author|
|1984||Priscagaminae Borsuk-Bialynicka and Moody p. 54|
|1995||Priscagaminae Gao and Hou p. 69|
|1996||Priscagamidae Alifanov p. 467|
|2000||Priscagamidae Alifanov p. 369|
|2000||Priscagaminae Gao and Norell p. 32|
|2007||Priscagaminae Conrad and Norell fig. 19|
|2015||Priscagaminae Reeder et al.|
|2017||Priscagamidae DeMar Jr et al.|
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|K. -Q. Gao and L. -H. Hou 1995||Priscagamines are distinguished from other agamids by the combination of the following character states: dermal roof elements of skull ornamented with small, rounded tubercles; anterior pterygoid process long and meeting vomer; laterla coronoid process plate-like; both anterior and posterior mylohyoid foramina present.|
|V. R. Alifanov 1996||Maxillae vertically adjoin one another behind premaxillae. Contact between frontal and maxillae lost. Jugals and squamosals always adjoin each other. Vomers large. Angular process of dentary not expressed. Ventrally subdental crest forms descending process, located lingual to upper edge of splenial. Coronoid has large labial process. Finger-shaped medioarticular process always well developed. Heterodont tooth system differentiated according to agamid type, in three series: canine-like, embryonic, and additional. Teeth of two last series labiolingually flattened, subtriangular-shaped, conic with wide bases.|