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Orthrioscincus Gao and Fox 1996 (skink)

Reptilia - Squamata - Scincidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 202458

Full reference: K. -Q. Gao and R. C. Fox. 1996. Taxonomy and evolution of Late Cretaceous lizards (Reptilia: Squamata) from western Canada. Bulletin of the Carnegie Museum of natural History 33:1-107

Parent taxon: Scincidae according to K. -Q. Gao and R. C. Fox 1996

Sister taxa: Aethesia, Aocnodromeus, Axonoscincus, Ayalasaurus, Berruva, Feylininae, Gekkomimus, Lygosoma, Lygosominae, Orthoscincus, Parotosaurus, Penemabuya, Sauriscus, Scincinae, Sphenomorphus, Tiliqua

Subtaxa: Orthrioscincus mixtus

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Type: Orthrioscincus mixtus

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore