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Xestops Cope 1873 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Anguidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38017

Invalid subtaxa: Dimetopisaurus Hecht 1959 (no. 67633), Oreosaurus Marsh 1872 [replaced name] (no. 393616)

Parent taxon: Glyptosaurinae according to R. M. Sullivan 1986

Sister taxa: Arpadosaurus, Diacium quinquepedale, Eoglyptosaurus, Glyptosaurini, Glyptosaurus, Helodermoides, Melanosaurini, Melanosaurus, Paraglyptosaurus, Placosaurus, Proxestops

Subtaxa: Oreosaurus gracilis, Oreosaurus lentus, Oreosaurus microdus, Oreosaurus minutus, Oreosaurus vagans, Xestops savagei, Xestops vagans

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Type: Oreosaurus vagans

Ecology: ground dwelling insectivore-carnivore