Coniasaurus Owen 1850 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Dolichosauridae

Alternative spelling: Coniosaurus

Full reference: R. Owen. 1850. Descriptions of the fossils of the Chalk Formation. Description of the fossil reptiles of the Chalk Formation. The Geology and Fossils of the Tertiary and Cretaceous Formations of Sussex 378-404

Parent taxon: Dolichosauridae according to K. Shimada and T. K. Ystesund 2007

See also Bell et al. 1982, Caldwell 1999, Caldwell and Cooper 1999, Carroll 1988, McDowell and Bogert 1954, Owen 1850, Owen 1851, Owen 1861 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acteosaurus, Adriosaurus, Aphanizocnemus, Dolichosaurus, Pachyophis, Pontosaurus, Primitivus, Simoliophis

Subtaxa: Coniasaurus crassidens Coniasaurus gracilodens

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Type: Coniasaurus crassidens

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), the United Kingdom (6), United States (7: Colorado, Kansas, Texas)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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