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Apodosauriscus thermophilus Smith 2009 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Anguidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 346461

Full reference: K. T. Smith. 2009. A new lizard assemblage from the earliest Eocene (zone Wa0) of the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming, USA: biogeography during the warmest interval of the Cenozoic. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 7(3):299-358

Belongs to Apodosauriscus according to K. T. Smith 2009

Sister taxon: Apodosauriscus minutus

Type specimen: UCMP 167422 (left frontal fragment). Its type locality is Castle Gardens, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial mudstone in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.

Ecology: insectivore-carnivore