Desertiguana

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Desertiguana
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Iguania
Family: Phrynosomatidae
Genus: Desertiguana
Alifanov, 2013
Type species
Desertiguana gobiensis
Alifanov, 2013

Desertiguana is an extinct genus of lizard in the family Phrynosomatidae. It is a monotypic genus represented by the type species Desertiguana gobiensis from the Late Cretaceous of Mongolia. Desertiguana gobiensis is known from a single left lower jaw.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alifanov, V. R. (2013). "Desertiguana gobiensis gen. Et sp. Nov., a new lizard (Phrynosomatidae, Iguanomorpha) from the Upper Cretaceous of Mongolia". Paleontological Journal 47 (4): 417–424. doi:10.1134/S0031030113040023.  edit