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Exostinus Cope 1873 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Xenosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38019

Synonyms: Harpagosaurus Gilmore 1928 (no. 67904), Prionosaurus Gilmore 1928 (no. 82863)

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1873. Synopsis of new Vertebrata from the Tertiary of Colorado obtained during the summer of 1873. Seventh Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories (extract)

Parent taxon: Xenosauridae according to N. R. Longrich et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Nordenosaurus, Shestakovia, Xenosaurinae

Subtaxa: Exostinus lancensis, Exostinus serratus

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Type: Exostinus serratus

Ecology: carnivore