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Arcanosaurus Houssaye et al. 2013 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata

PaleoDB taxon number: 254112

Full reference: A. Houssaye, J.-C. Rage, F. Torcida Fernández-Baldor, P. Huerta, N. Bardet and X. Pereda Suberbiola. 2013. A new varanoid squamate from the Early Cretaceous (Barremian-Aptian) of Burgos, Spain. Cretaceous Research 41:127-135

Parent taxon: Varanoidea according to A. Houssaye et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Aiolosaurus, Heloderma, Helodermatidae, Judeasaurus, Ovoo, Pachyvaranidae, Parasaniwidae, Saniwinae, Varanidae

Subtaxa: Arcanosaurus ibericus

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Type: Arcanosaurus ibericus

Ecology: carnivore