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Varanidae Hardwicke & Gray, 1824

103447  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:103447)

accepted
Family
Genus Megalania Owen, 1860 †
Genus Monitor de Blainville, 1816
Genus Odatria Gray, 1838
Genus Ovoo Norell, Gao & Conrad, 2008 †
Genus Parasaniwa Gilmore, 1928 †
Genus Psammosaurus Fitzinger, 1826
Genus Saniwa Leidy, 1870 †
Genus Telmasaurus Gilmore, 1943 †
Genus Varanus Merrem, 1820

Genus Varanus Rafinesque, 1815 (nomen nudum)

Genus Agalmatosaurus Fitzinger, 1843 accepted as Varanus Merrem, 1820
Genus Aquativaranus Hoser, 2013 accepted as Pantherosaurus Fitzinger, 1843 accepted as Varanus Merrem, 1820
Genus Arborhabitatiosaurus Hoser, 2013 accepted as Varanus Merrem, 1820
Genus Aspetosaurus Wells & Wellington, 1985 accepted as Varanus Merrem, 1820
Genus Cylindrurus Fitzinger, 1843 accepted as Varanus Merrem, 1820
Genus Euprepiosaurus Fitzinger, 1843 accepted as Varanus Merrem, 1820
Genus Honlamus Hoser, 2013 accepted as Odatria Gray, 1838
Genus Kimberleyvaranus Hoser, 2013 accepted as Odatria Gray, 1838
Genus Oxysaurus Hoser, 2013 accepted as Varanus Merrem, 1820
Genus Pantherosaurus Fitzinger, 1843 accepted as Varanus Merrem, 1820
Genus Parvavaranus Hoser, 2013 accepted as Varanus Merrem, 1820
Genus Pilbaravaranus Hoser, 2013 accepted as Odatria Gray, 1838
Genus Shireenhosersaurea Hoser, 2013 accepted as Varanus Merrem, 1820
Genus Titanzius Wells & Wellington, 1985 accepted as Varanus Merrem, 1820
Genus Uaranus Gray, 1845 (Misspelling)
Genus Uranus Gray, 1825 (Misspelling)
Genus Worrellisaurus Wells & Wellington, 1983 accepted as Varanus Merrem, 1820

Genus Chilingosaurus Young, 1961 † (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Dendrovaranus Mertens, 1942 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Indovaranus Mertens, 1942 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Palaeosaniwa Gilmore, 1928 † (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Tectovaranus Mertens, 1942 (uncertain, unassessed)
marine, brackish
recent + fossil
Not documented
IRMNG (2018). Varanidae Hardwicke & Gray, 1824. Accessed at: http://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=103447 on 2020-10-25
Date
action
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2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
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2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
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basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

extant flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   

habitat flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   
From other sources
Classification Eukaryota (Superkingdom) > Animalia (Kingdom) > Eumetazoa (Subkingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Reptilia (Class) > Lepidosauria (Subclass) > Squamata (Order) > Sauria (Suborder) > Anguinomorpha (Infraorder) > Varanidae (Family) [details]

Descriptive info Benton, 1993 habitat flag(s): T; stratigraphic range: Cretaceous (Santonian)-Holocene (?Recent) [details]

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