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Gerrhonotus Wiegmann 1828 (alligator lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Anguidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38001

Synonym: Elgaria Gray 1838 (taxon 137138)

Parent taxon: Gerrhonotidae according to R. Estes 1983

Sister taxa: Abronia, Barissia, Coloptychon, Paragerrhonotus

Subtaxa: Elgaria multicarinata, Gerrhonotus imbricatus, Gerrhonotus liocephalus, Gerrhonotus lugoi

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Ecology: insectivore-carnivore