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†superfamily Varanoidea Gray 1827 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata

PaleoDB taxon number: 38023

Synonym: Helodermatoidea Baur 1890 (taxon 178841)

Parent taxon: Platynota according to J. L. Conrad 2006

Sister taxa: Cemeterius, Colpodontosaurus, Kaganaias, Litakis, Parasaniwa, Parviderma, Shinisauria, Shinisauridae

Subtaxa: Aiolosaurus, Arcanosaurus, Heloderma, Helodermatidae, Judeasaurus, Lanthanotidae, Ovoo, Pachyvaranidae, Parasaniwidae, Saniwinae, Varanidae

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Type: Varanus

Ecology: carnivore