PaleoDB taxon number: 343297
Full reference: J. A. Gauthier. 1982. Fossil xenosaurid and anguid lizards from the early Eocene Wasatch Formation, southeast Wyoming, and a revision of the Anguidea. Contributions to Geology, University of Wyoming 21(1):7-54
Sister taxon: Apodosauriscus thermophilus
Type specimen: UCMP 100125 (posterior half of left dentary). Its type locality is Arapahovius Paleofaunule, which is in a Lysitean/Lostcabinian terrestrial horizon in the Wasatch Formation of Wyoming.