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Provaranosaurus Gilmore 1942 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Necrosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38030

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1942. Paleocene faunas of the Polecat Bench Formation, Park County, Wyoming Part II. Lizards. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 85(2):159-167

Parent taxon: Necrosauridae according to R. Estes 1983

Sister taxa: Eosaniwa, Labrodioctes, Melanosaurinae, Necrosaurinae, Necrosaurus, Proplatynotia

Subtaxa: Provaranosaurus acutus, Provaranosaurus fatuus

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Type: Provaranosaurus acutus

Ecology: carnivore