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Aigialosauridae
Fossil range: Late Cretaceous
Opetiosaurus
Skull of Opetiosaurus
Scientific classification

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.

ReferencesEdit


Mantell's Iguanodon restoration

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