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Agialosauridae
Fossil range: Late Cretaceous
Skull of Opetiosaurus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Scleroglossa
Superfamily: Varanoidea
Family: Aigialosauridae
Genera

Aigialosauridae (Greek, aigialos = "seashore" + sauros= lizard) is family of Late Cretaceous semi-aquatic varanoid lizards, regarded by some paleontologists to form distinct monophyletic group and by others as an adaptive grade within the basal mosasauroids.

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Taxonavigation

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Reptilia
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Incertae sedis
Superfamilia: †Mosasauroidea
Familia: Aigialosauridae
Genera: Aigialosaurus - Carsosaurus - Mesoleptos - Opetiosaurus - Proaigialosaurus


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