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Gilmoreteius Langer 1998 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Polyglyphanodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 197020

Synonym: Macrocephalosaurus Gilmore 1943 [replaced name] (taxon 37941)

Full reference: M. C. Langer. 1998. Gilmoreteiidae new family and Gilmoreteius new genus (Squamata, Scincomorpha): replacement names for Macrocephalosauridae Sulimski, 1975 and Macrocephalosaurus Gilmore, 1943. Comunicações do Museu Ciências e Tecnologia da PUCRS, Série Zoologia 11:13-18

Parent taxon: Polyglyphanodontinae according to L. Xu et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Adamisaurus, Bicuspidon, Cherminsaurus, Darchansaurus, Distortodon, Erdenetesaurus, Gobinatus, Paraglyphanodon, Polyglyphanodon, Polyglyphanodontini, Sineoamphisbaena, Tchingisaurus, Tuberocephalosaurinae

Subtaxa: Gilmoreteius chulsanensis, Gilmoreteius ferrugenous, Gilmoreteius gilmorei, Macrocephalosaurus sulimskii

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Ecology: herbivore