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Tikiguania estesi Datta and Ray 2006 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata

PaleoDB taxon number: 91791

Full reference: P. M. Datta and S. Ray. 2006. Earliest lizard from the Late Triassic (Carnian) of India. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(4):795-800

Belongs to Acrodonta according to M. N. Hutchinson et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Agama sinensis, Agamidae, Barbaturex, Bharatagama, Chamaeleonidae, Gueragama, Jeddaherdan, Pachyglossa, Qianshanosaurus, Tikiguania, Tinosaurus, Xianglong

Type specimen: GSI type Pal/CHQ-010, a mandible. Its type locality is Tiki microvertebrate locality, which is in a Carnian fluvial claystone in the Tiki Formation of India.

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