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Cryptolacerta Müller et al. 2011 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Lacertidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 318045

Full reference: J. Müller, C. A. Hipsley, J. J. Head, N. Kardjilov, A. Hilger, M. Wuttke, and R. R. Reisz. 2011. Eocene lizard from Germany reveals amphisbaenian origins. Nature 473:364-367

Parent taxon: Lacertidae according to N. R. Longrich et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Acanthodactylus, Algyroides, Amblyolacerta, Archaeolacerta, Cernaycerta, Dormaalisaurus, Dracaenosaurus, Edlartetia, Eremias, Escampcerta, Gallotia, Gallotiinae, Gracilicerta, Lacerta, Mediolacerta, Miolacerta, Plesiolacerta, Podarcis, Psammodromus, Pseudeumeces, Quercycerta, Succinilacerta, Takydromus, Timon, Tropidosaura

Subtaxa: Cryptolacerta hassiaca

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Type: Cryptolacerta hassiaca

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore