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Paleontological Journal

, Volume 52, Issue 12, pp 1432–1435 | Cite as

A New Platynotan Lizard (Parasaniwidae, Anguimorpha) from the Late Paleocene of Southern Mongolia

  • V. R. AlifanovEmail author
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Abstract

A new lizard, Tsagansaurus nemegetensis gen. et sp. nov., from the Late Paleocene of southern Mongolia is described. It is assigned to the extinct family Parasaniwidae (Platynota, Anguimorpha). The new taxon is the latest representative of this group in the fossil record.

Keywords:

Lizards Parasaniwidae Platynota Anguimorpha Late Paleocene Mongolia southern Gobi 

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

This study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project no. 16-05-00408.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Borissiak Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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