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Cherminotus longifrons Borsuk-Bialynicka 1984 (monitor lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Varanidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 57287

Full reference: M. Borsuk-Bialynicka. 1984. Anguimorphans and related lizards from the Late Cretaceous of the Gobi Desert, Mongolia. Palaeontologia Polonica 46:5-105

Belongs to Cherminotus according to K. Gao and M. A. Norell 2000

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: ZPal MgR-III/59, a skull. Its type locality is Khermin Tsav II, Middle Red Beds [PMPE], which is in a Campanian terrestrial sandstone in the Barun Goyot Formation of Mongolia.

Ecology: scansorial carnivore