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†unranked clade Pachyvaranidae Houssaye et al. 2011 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata

PaleoDB taxon number: 202994

Full reference: A. Houssaye, N. Bardet, J.-C. Rage, X. Pereda-Suberbiola, B. Bouya, M. Amaghzaz, and M. Amalik. 2011. A review of Pachyvaranus crassispondylus Arambourg, 1952, a pachyostotic marine squamate from the latest Cretaceous phosphates of Morocco and Syria. Geological Magazine 148(2):237-249

Parent taxon: Varanoidea according to A. Houssaye et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Aiolosaurus, Arcanosaurus, Heloderma, Helodermatidae, Judeasaurus, Ovoo, Saniwinae, Varanidae

Subtaxa: Pachyvaranus

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Ecology: carnivore