Contogenys ekalakaensis Nydam and Fitzpatrick 2009 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Globauridae

Full reference: R. L. Nydam and B. M. Fitzpatrick. 2009. The occurrence of Contogenys-like lizards in the Late Cretaceous and Early Tertiary of the Western Interior of the U.S.A. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(3):677-701

Belongs to Contogenys according to R. L. Nydam and B. M. Fitzpatrick 2009

Sister taxon: Contogenys sloani

Type specimen: YPM-PU 17035, a mandible (right dentary). Its type locality is Medicine Rocks Site 1, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial sandstone in the Fort Union Formation of Montana.


Distribution: found only at Medicine Rocks Site 1

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