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Prototeius Denton and O'Neill 1995 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Chamopsiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 120872

Full reference: R. K. Denton and R. C. O'Neill. 1995. Prototeius stageri, gen. et sp. nov., a new teiid lizard from the Upper Cretaceous Marshalltown Formation of New Jersey, with a preliminary phylogenetic revision of the Teiidae. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 15(2):235-253

Parent taxon: Chamopsiinae according to R. K. Denton and R. C. O'Neill 1995

Sister taxa: Chamops, Haptosphenus, Leptochamops, Meniscognathus, Pelsochamops, Peneteius, Socognathus, Stypodontosaurus, Tripennaculus

Subtaxa: Prototeius stageri

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Type: Prototeius stageri

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