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Family Helodermatidae Gray 1837 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata

PaleoDB taxon number: 38031

Alternative spelling: Helodermidae

Parent taxon: Varanoidea according to R. Estes 1983

Sister taxa: Aiolosaurus, Arcanosaurus, Heloderma, Judeasaurus, Ovoo, Pachyvaranidae, Parasaniwidae, Saniwinae, Varanidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore