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Varanus mokrensis Ivanov et al. 2018

PaleoDB taxon number: 70453

Full reference: M. Ivanov, M. Ruta, J. Klembara and M. Böhme. 2018. A new species of Varanus (Anguimorpha: Varanidae) from the early Miocene of the Czech Republic, and its relationships and palaeoecology. Journal of Systematic Paleontology 16(9):767-797

Belongs to Varanus according to M. Ivanov et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Varanus (Varaneades), Varanus acanthurus, Varanus albigularis, Varanus baritji, Varanus beccarii, Varanus bengalensis, Varanus bogerti, Varanus brevicauda, Varanus caudolineatus, Varanus doreanus, Varanus dumerili, Varanus eremius, Varanus exanthematicus, Varanus gilleni, Varanus griseus, Varanus hoffmanni, Varanus komodoensis, Varanus marathonensis, Varanus niloticus, Varanus olivaceus, Varanus prasinus, Varanus prisca, Varanus rusingensis, Varanus salvadorii, Varanus salvator, Varanus semiremex, Varanus tristis, Varanus varius, Iberovaranus catalaunicus

Type specimen: SMM/009-09-11/372009, Pal. 1097 (parietal). Its type locality is Reptile Joint, West Quarry, Mokra, Miocene, which is in an Orleanian fissure fill claystone in the Czech Republic.