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Oreithyia Smith 2011 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Iguanidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 346481

Synonym: Orithyia Smith 2011 [replaced name] (taxon 318680)

Full reference: K. T. Smith. 2011. Oreithyia, a replacement name for Orithyis Smith, 2011, nec Orithyia Fabricus, 1798. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 52(2):273

Parent taxon: Iguanidae according to K. T. Smith 2011

Sister taxa: Abas, Aciprion, Amblyrhynchus, Anisolepis, Anolbanolis, Basiliscus, Brachylophus, Cadurciguana, Callisaurus, Chamaeleolis, Chamaelinorops, Cnephasaurus, Corytophanes, Corytophaninae, Crotaphytus, Ctenosaura, Cyclura, Cypressaurus, Diplolaemus, Dipsosaurus, Enyalioides, Enyalius, Erichosaurus, Geiseltaliellus, Harrisonsaurus, Holbrookia, Hoplocercus, Iguana, Iguaninae, Laemanctus, Leiocephalus, Leiosaurus, Morunasaurus, Paradipsosaurus, Paranolis, Parasauromalus, Petrosaurus, Phenacosaurus, Phrynosoma, Phrynosomatinae, Pristidactylus, Pristiguana, Proiguana, Queironius, Sauromalus, Sceloporus, Suzanniwana, Swainiguanoides, Uma, Uracentron, Uranoscodon, Urosaurus, Urostrophus, Uta, Xihaina

Subtaxa: Oreithyia oaklandi

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Type: Oreithyia oaklandi

Ecology: ground dwelling omnivore