Costasaurus Estes 1983 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata

Full reference: R. Estes. 1983. Sauria terrestria, Amphisbaenia. Handbuch der Paläoherpetologie 10A:1-249

Parent taxon: Lacertilia according to R. Estes 1983

See also Barbera and Macuglia 1991, Carroll 1988 and Evans et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Araeosaurus, Changjiangidae, Cremastosaurus, Cremastosaurus rhambastes, Diacium, Dicarlesia, Durotrigia, Francosaurophis, Iguanavus, Kionocrania, Ophiosauri, Oxia, Paraprionosaurus, Repentia, Rhiptoglossa, Sauromorus, Scincomorpha, Tarratosaurus, Teilhardosaurus

Subtaxa: Costasaurus rusconi

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Type: Costasaurus rusconi

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Civita di Pietraroja (upper plattenkalk) (Cretaceous of Italy)

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