Dolichosaurus Owen 1850 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Dolichosauridae

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 I. Paparella et al. 2018

See also Caldwell 2000, Carroll 1988, Gervais 1853, McDowell and Bogert 1954, Owen 1850, Owen 1851, Owen 1861 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Dolichosaurus longicollis

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Type: Dolichosaurus longicollis

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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