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Bothriagenys mysterion Nydam 2002 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata

PaleoDB taxon number: 202655

Full reference: R. L. Nydam. 2002. Lizards of the Mussentuchit Local Fauna (Albian-Cenomanian boundary) and comments on the evolution of the Cretaceous lizard fauna of North America. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22(3):645-660

Belongs to Bothriagenys according to R. L. Nydam 2002

Sister taxon: Bothriagenys flectomendax

Type specimen: OMNH 28119, a mandible (left dentary). Its type locality is Mussentuchit (OMNH V695), which is in an Albian/Cenomanian floodplain horizon in the Cedar Mountain Formation of Utah.

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