Saniwa Leidy 1870 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata

Alternative spelling: Saniva

Synonym: Thinosaurus Marsh 1872

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1870. [Descriptions of Emys jaenesi, E. haydeni, Baena arenosa, and Saniwa ensidens]. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 1870:123-124

Parent taxon: Saniwinae according to O. Rieppel and L. Grande 2007

See also Alifanov 1993, Brattstrom 1955, Carroll 1988, Clos 1995, Cope 1873, Estes 1983, Gilmore 1922, Gilmore 1943, Hay 1902, Hecht 1959, Hou 1974, Hou 1976, Leidy 1873, McDowell and Bogert 1954, Nopcsa 1928, Smith 2006, Smith et al. 2018, Stritzke 1983 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Saniwa edura Saniwa ensidens Saniwa feisti Saniwa major Saniwa orsmaelensis

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (1: Nebraska collection)

• Eocene of Belgium (1), France (8), Germany (1), Kyrgyzstan (1), Mexico (1), United States (47: California, Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Wyoming)

Total: 61 collections including 66 occurrences

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