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Reptilia - Squamata - Anguidae
It was synonymized subjectively with Anguidae by Hay (1902); it was synonymized subjectively with Placosauridae by Kuhn (1946).
It was assigned to Anguinidae by McDowell and Bogert (1954); and to Anguidae by Kuhn (1966), Estes (1983), Sullivan (1986), Conrad (2004), Smith (2006) and Stocker and Kirk (2016).
|Year||Name and author|
|1873||Diacium quinquepedale Cope|
|1873||Diacium quinquepedalis Cope p. 17|
|1874||Diacium quinquepedale Cope|
|1902||Diacium quinquepedale Hay p. 477|
|1946||Placosauridae Kuhn p. 61|
|1954||Glyptosaurinae McDowell and Bogert p. 130|
|1966||Glyptosaurinae Kuhn p. 54|
|1986||Glyptosaurinae Sullivan p. 110|
|2006||Glyptosaurinae Smith p. 5|
|2016||Glyptosaurinae Stocker and Kirk|
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|S. B. McDowell and C. M. Bogert 1954||Head with numerous irregular polygonal osteoderms; frontal forming a fairly extensive orbital roof; osteoderms and lateral fold as in the Gerrhontinae.|