Contogenys sloani Estes 1969 (lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Globauridae

Full reference: R. Estes. 1969. A scincoid lizard from the Cretaceous and Paleocene of Montana. Breviora 331:1-9

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

See also Bryant 1989, Estes 1969, Estes 1976, Estes 1983, Estes and Berberian 1970, Gao and Fox 1996 and Longrich et al. 2012

Sister taxon: Contogenys ekalakaensis

Type specimen: MCZ 3681, a mandible (left dentary). Its type locality is Bug Creek Anthills, which is in a Maastrichtian coarse channel fill sandstone in the Hell Creek Formation of Montana.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (1: Montana collection)

• Cretaceous of United States (5: Montana, South Dakota, Utah)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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