ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Machaerosaurus Gilmore 1928 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Anguidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38004

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1928. Fossil lizards of North America. Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences 22(3):1-201

Parent taxon: Anguidae according to R. M. Sullivan 1991

Sister taxa: Anguinae, Anniellinae, Bainguis, Barisia, Diploglossinae, Gerrhonotinae, Glyptosaurinae, Odaxosaurinae, Odaxosaurus, Ophisauromimus, Rajaurisaurus, Xestops lentus, Xestops microdus, Xestops minutus, Xestops piercei

Subtaxa: Machaerosaurus torrejonensis

View classification

Ecology: insectivore-carnivore