†subfamily Diploglossinae Boucourt 1873 (squamates)

Reptilia - Squamata - Anguidae

Parent taxon: Anguidae according to R. Estes 1983

See also Kuhn 1966, McDowell and Bogert 1954, McGrew et al. 1959 and Smith 2006

Sister taxa: Anguinae, Anniellinae, Bainguis, Barisia, Gerrhonotinae, Glyptosaurinae, Machaerosaurus, Odaxosaurinae, Odaxosaurus, Ophisauromimus, Rajaurisaurus, Xestops lentus, Xestops microdus, Xestops minutus, Xestops piercei

Subtaxa: Celestus Diploglossus Eodiploglossus Ophiodes

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Type: Diploglossus

Ecology: insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of the Dominican Republic (4 collections)

• Eocene of United States (5: North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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