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Fossil reptile families

Abbreviations and conventions are given on the introductory page.
NameStrat rangeGeog.rangeSizeDietHabitat
Westlothiana*
BolosauridaeART-KAZEU,NASINTE
Acleistorhinidae*
Eunotosauridae*
MesosauridaeARTAF,SAMFIMA
MillerettidaeKAZ-TATAFSINTE
PareisauridaeUFI-TATCOLBRTE
CaptorhinidaeSAK-TATNA,EU,AFS,MBRTE
NyctiphruretidaeUFI-KAZEU,AFSINTE
ProcolophonidaeKAZ-NORCOMBRTE
ProganochelyidaeNOR-HETEU,ASMINTE,FW
Proterochersidae*
PlatychelyidaeOXF-TTHEUMINFW,TE
PelomedusidaeAPT-RECCOMFIFW,TE
ChelidaeEOC-RECSA,AUMINFW
Kayentachelyidae*
PleurosternidaeKIM-DANEU,ASMINMA,FW
BaenidaeALB-BRTNAMFIFW
PlesiochelyidaeKIM-TTHEU,ASMOMMA
MeiolaniidaeMAA-PLESA,AUMOMTE
SinemyidaeKIM-THANA,ASMOMFW
ChelydridaeTUR-RECEU,NA,SAMOMFW
Toxochelyidae*
Ctenochelys*
CheloniidaeMAA-RECCOM,LINMA
OsteopygidaeMAA-YPREU,NALINMA
DesmatochelyidaeALB-MAAAU,NALINMA
ProtostegidaeTUR-MAANALINMA
DermochelyidaeYPR-RECNALINMA
TrionychidaeAPT-RECCOMINFW,TE
CarettochelyidaeALB-RECASMINFW,TE
NanhsiungchelyidaeCMP-MAAASMINTE,FW
AdocidaeCEN-DANASMINFW,TE
DermatemyidaeYPR-RECEU,NA,ASMOMTE,FW
KinosternidaeYPR-RECNA,SAMOMTE,FW
EmydidaeYPR-RECCOMOMTE,FW
'Bataguridae'YPR-RECNAMOMTE,FW
TestudinidaeYPR-RECCOM,LBRTE
ProtorothyrididaeMOS-ARTNASINTE
Endennasauridae*
Drepanosauridae*
AraeoscelididaeASS-ARTEU,NAMINTE
Petrolacosauridae*
Mesenosauridae*
WeigeltisauridaeUFI-SCYEU,NA,AFSINAE
Claudiosauridae*
Heleosauridae*
Galesphyridae*
Apsisaurus*
Paliguanidae*
Monjurosuchidae*
NanchangosauridaeANSASMFIMA
Acerosodontosaurus*
Younginidae*
TangasauridaeTAT-SCYAFMFIFW
Grippia*
OmphalosauridaeSCY-ANSNALFIMA
MixosauridaeSCY-LADCOM,LFIMA
Utatsusaurus*
Svalbardosaurus*
ShastasauridaeSCY-NOREU,NALFIMA
ShonisauridaeCRN-RHTEU,NALFIMA
IchthyosauridaeHET-TTHCOM,LFIMA
StenopterygiidaeTOAEULFIMA
LeptopterygiidaeRHT-CENCOLFIMA
Palaeagama*
Saurosternidae*
KuehneosauridaeCRN-RHTEU,NASINAE
SphenodontidaeCRN-RECCOSINTE
PleurosauridaeTOA-BEREUMFIFW
IguanidaeMAA-RECCOMBRTE
AgamidaeCMP-RECCOSINTE
EuposauridaeKIMEUMINTE
Arretosauridae*
ChamaeleonidaeTHA-RECEU,AS,AFSINTE,AR
OligodontosauridaeTHANASINTE
AmphisbaenidaePRB-RECCOSINTE
RhineuridaeDAN-RECNASINTE
HyporhinidaeRUP-CHTNASINTE
Bipedidae**
Trogonophidae**
ArdeosauridaeTTHEU,ASSINTE
BavarisauridaeTTHEUSINTE
GekkonidaeAPT-RECCOSINTE,AR
Pygopodidae**
ParamacellodidaeOXF-TTHEUSINTE
XantusiidaeTHA-RECNA,ASSINTE
LacertidaeTHA-RECEU,AS,AFSINTE
TeiidaeCMP-RECNA,ASS,MINTE
Gymnophthalmidae**
CordylidaeYPR-RECEU,AFSINTE
AnguidaeCMP-RECCOSINTEXXX
XenosauridaeMAA-RECNA,ASMINTE
CarolinidaeCMPASMINTE
DorsetisauridaeOXF-TTHEU,NASINTE
NecrosauridaeMAA-CHTEU,NA,ASMINTE
HelodermatidaeMAA-RECEU,NAS,MINTE
VaranidaeSAN-RECCOS,M,LINTE
AigialosauridaeTTH-TUREUMFIMA
DolichosauridaeCEN-TUREUMFIMA
MosasauridaeCEN-MAACOM,LFIMA
Paravaranidae*
Bainguidae*
TyphlopidaeYPR-RECEU,SA,AS,AFMINST
LapparantophiidaeALB-CENEU,AFMINTE
SimoliophiidaeCENEUMFIMA
AniliidaeCMP-RECNAS,MINTEXXX
Uropeltidae**
Dinilysiidae*
Xenopeltidae**
BoidaeMAA-RECCOLTETE
BolyeriidaeHOL-RECINMTETE
TropidophiidaeTHA-RECSAMTETE
MadstoiidaeCON-PLEAF,AUMINTE
PalaeophiidaeMAA-PRBCOMTEFW
AcrochordidaeMMI-RECEU,AS,AF,AULTEFW,MA
NigerophiidaeDAN-LUTEU,AS,AFLTEFW,MA
Anomalophiidae*
RussellophiidaeYPR-PRBEUMTEFW
ColubridaeRUP-RECEU,NA,AS,AFMTETE
ElapidaeLMI-RECEU,AS,AFLTEFW,MA
ViperidaeLMI-RECEU,AS,AFMTETE
Pachystropheidae*
CteniogenysBTH-KIMEU,NASIN,FIFW
ChampsosauridaeAPT-RUPEU,NA,ASMFIFW
SimoedosauridaeALB-YPREU,NAMFIFW
RhynchosauridaeSCY-CRNCOM.LBRTE
AskeptosauridaeANS-LADEU,NAMFIMA
ThalattosauridaeCRN-NORNAMFIMA
ClaraziidaeANS-LADEUMFIMA
TrilophosauridaeCRN-RHTEU,NAMBRTE
Megalancosaurus*
Protorosauridae*
ProlacertidaeSCY-CRNCOMINTE
TanystropheidaeANS-NOREU,NAM,LFITE,MA
ProterosuchidaeTAT-ANSCOMTETE
ErythrosuchidaeSCY-LADCOLTETE
CtenosauriscidaeSCY-LADEU,ASMTETE
EuparkeriidaeSCY-ANSAS,AFS,MTETE
ProterochampsidaeLAD-CRNSAMTETE,FW
PhytosauridaeCRN-RHTCOM,LFI,TEFW,TE
StagonolepididaeCRN-RHTCOMBRTE
RauisuchidaeANS-RHTCOM,LTETE
PoposauridaeANS-NOREU,NA,ASM,LTETE
OrnithosuchidaeCRN-RHTEU,SAMTETE
SaltoposuchidaeNOR-RHTEUMIN,TETE
SphenosuchidaeCRN-PLBCOMTE,INTE
ProtosuchidaeRHT-TOACOMTE,INTE
Orthosuchidae*
TeleosauridaeTOA-VLGCOMFIMA
MetriorhynchidaeBTH-HAUEUMFIMA
Crocodileimidae*
NotosuchidaeCONSAMTETE
Comahesuchidae*
BaurusuchidaeCON-MAAEU,SAMTETE
LibycosuchidaeBRM-CENAFMTETE
SebecidaeTHA-PLISA,AUMTETE
PeirosauridaeCON-MAASAMTETE
AtoposauridaeKIM-APTEU,NA,ASMINTE
DyrosauridaeMAA-PRBCOM,LTEFW,MA
TrematochampsidaeHAU-LUTEU,AF,SALFIFW,TE
HsisosuchidaeKIM-CMPEU,ASMTETE
GoniopholididaeBTH-MAACOLTEFW,TE
PholidosauridaeBTH-CENCOMTEFW,TE
ParalligatoridaeCEN-MAAASMFITE
BernissartiidaeOXF-BRMEUMTETE
Brillanceausuchidae*
Hylaeochampsidae*
StomatosuchidaeCENAFMFIFW
GavialidaePRB-RECEU,AS,AF,SALFIFW,TE
ThoracosauridaeCEN-THAEU,NA,AFLFIFW
Dolichochampsidae*
EosuchusYPR-PLEEU,AULFIFW
CrocodylidaeTUR-RECCOLTEFW,TE
PristichampsidaeTHA-PLEEU,NA,AS,AULTETE
AlligatoridaeCMP-RECCOLTETE
NettosuchidaeUMI-PLISALFIFW
LagosuchidaeLADSAS,MINTE
Podopterygidae*
Longisquama*
Scleromochlidae*
Preondactylus*
DimorphodontidaeNOR-SINEUMFIAE
Eudimorphodontidae*
AnurognathidaeTTHEU,ASSINAE
NesodactylusOXF-TTHNAMFIAE
RhamphorhynchidaeTOA-TTHEU,NA,ASSFIAE
DermodactylusKIM-APTNA,SAMFIAE
GermanodactylidaeKIM-TTHEUS,MFIAE
DsungaripteridaeKIM-ALBEU,ASM,LFIAE
PterodactylidaeOXF-TTHEU,NAS,MFIAE
GallodactylidaeKIM-TTHEUMFIAE
CtenochasmatidaeTTH-APTEU,ASMINAE
Pterodaustridae*
LonchodectesVLG-TUREUM,LFIAE
AzhdarchidaeTTH-MAACOLFI,TEAE
NyctosauridaeSAN-MAANA,SALFIAE
Ornithodesmidae*
OrnithocheiridaeVLG-CENEU,SAMFIAE
TapejaridaeAPTSAMFIAE
PteranodontidaeAPT-CMPEU,NALFIAE
HerrerasauridaeCRNSALTETE
PodokesauridaeCRN-PLBNA,AFLTETE
CeratosauridaeSIN-TTHCOLTETE
Velocisauridae*
AllosauridaeCLV-ALBCOLTETE
TyrannosauridaeCEN-MAANA,ASLTETE
MegalosauridaeRHT-ALBCOLTETE
EustreptospondylusCLV-TTHEU,NA,ASLTETE
Harpymimidae*
Garudimimidae*
OrnithomimidaeCEN-MAACOLTETE
Alvarezosauridae*
ElmisauridaeCMP-MAANA,ASMTETE
OviraptoridaeSAN-MAAASMTETE
CaenagnathidaeCMPNAMTETE
Compsognathidae*
Coeluridae*
DromaeosauridaeAPT-MAANA,ASMTETE
TroodontidaeSAN-MAANA,ASMTETE
AbelisauridaeALB-MAAEU,SALTETE
Avimimidae*
BaryonychidaeBRM-CENEU,AFLTETE
Deinocheiridae*
Noasauridae*
Therizinosauridae*
ThecodontosauridaeCRN-RHTEU,AFM,LBRTE
Anchisauridae*
MassospondylidaeHET-PLBNA,AFLBRTE
Yunnanosauridae*
PlateosauridaeNOR-TOAEU,NALBRTE
MelanorosauridaeNOR-SINAF,AS,SALBRTE
VulcanodontidaeHET-TOAEU,AFLBRTE
CetiosauridaeBAJ-TTHCOLBRTE
BrachiosauridaeAAL-ALBCOLBRTE
CamarasauridaeOXF-MAANA,ASLBRTE
DiplodocidaeBAJ-MAACOLBRTE
TitanosauridaeKIM-MAACOLBRTE
SegnosauridaeCEN-CMPASLFITE
Pisanosauridae*
Fabrosauridae*
ScelidosauridaeSIN-TTHEU,NALBRTE
HuayanogosauridaeHET-CLVASLBRTE
StegosauridaeBTH-CONCOLBRTE
NodosauridaeCLV-MAAEU,NA,ASLBRTE
AnkylosauridaeAPT-MAANA,ASLBRTE
HeterodontosauridaeHET-SINAS,AFMBRTE
HypsilophodontidaeBTH-MAACOMBRTE
DryosauridaeKIM-APTNA,AFLBRTE
CamptosauridaeKIM-BRMEU,NALBRTE
IguanodontidaeBER-ALBEU,NA,ASLBRTE
HadrosauridaeCEN-MAACOLBRTE
HomalocephalidaeSAN-MAAASLBRTE
PachycephalosauridaeBRM-MAACOLBRTE
PsittacosauridaeBER-ALBASMBRTE
ProtoceratopsidaeSAN-MAANA,ASMBRTE
CeratopsidaeCMP-MAACOLBRTE
Helveticosauridae*
PachypleurosauridaeANS-LADEU,ASS,MFIMA
PlacodontidaeSCY-LADEU,ASMMOMA
CyamodontidaeANS-LADEUMMOMA
PlacochelyidaeANS-RHTEUMMOMA
Henodontidae*
Corosauridae*
SimosauridaeLAD-CRNEUS,MFIMA
NothosauridaeSCY-CRNCOS,MFIMA
Pistosauridae*
PlesiosauridaeLAD-TOACOLFIMA
CryptocleididaeCLV-MAACOLFIMA
ElasmosauridaeTOA-MAACOLFIMA
PliosauridaeHET-TURCOLFI,TEMA
PolycotylidaeALB-MAACOLFIMA
EothyrididaeSAK-ARTNAMTETE
CaseidaeART-KAZNALBRTE
VaranopseidaeGZE-KUNNAMTETE
OphiacodontidaeMOS-ARTEU,NALTETE
EdaphosauridaeGZE-ARTEU,NALBRTE
SphenacodontidaeKAS-UFIEU,NALTETE
Tetraceratops*
PhthinosuchidaeKAZ-TATEUMTETE
KnoxosaurusUFINAMTETE
Biarmosuchidae*
IctidorhinidaeTATAFMTETE
BurnetiidaeTATEU,AFMTETE
Eotitanosuchidae*
Watongiidae*
GorgonopsidaeTATEU,AFLTETE
EstemmenosuchidaeKAZ-TATEUMBRTE
AnteosauridaeUFI-TATEU,NA,AFMBRTE
TitanosuchidaeKAZAFMTETE
TapinocephalidaeKAZEU,AFLBRTE
DromasauridaeKAZAFMBRTE
Otsheriidae*
Galeopidae*
VenjukoviidaeKAZEUMBRTE
Eodicynodontidae*
EndothiodontidaeKAZ-TATAS,AF,SAMBRTE
CryptodontidaeKAZ-TATAFLBRTE
AulacephalodontidaeKAZ-TATAFLBRTE
DicynodontidaeKAZ-TATEU,AS,AFMBRTE
LystrosauridaeSCYCOMBRTE
KannemeyeriidaeSCY-CRNEU,AF,SALBRTE
PristerodontidaeKAZ-TATAFMBRTE
EmydopidaeKAZ-SCYAF,ANMBRTE
RobertiidaeKAZ-TATAFMBRTE
KingoriidaeTAT-SCYAFMBRTE
PristerognathidaeKAZAFMTETE
HofmeyeriidaeTATAFMTETE
EuchambersiidaeTAT-SCYEU,AFMTETE
WhaitsiidaeTATAFMINTE
IctidosuchidaeKAZ-SCYAFMINTE
ScaloposauridaeTAT-SCYAF,ANMINTE
Regisauridae*
Lycideopsidae*
EriciolacertidaeSCYAF,ANMTETE
BauriidaeSCY-ANSAFMBRTE
Dviniidae*
ProcynosuchidaeTATAFMTETE
GalesauridaeTAT-SCYEU,AF,SAMINTE
ThrinacodontidaeSCYAF,ANMTETE
CynognathidaeSCY-ANSAF,SAMTETE
DiademodontidaeSCY-ANSAS,AFMBRTE
TrirachodontidaeSCY-ANSAS,AFMINTE
TraversodontidaeSCY-RHTAS,AFMBRTE
ChiniquodontidaeANS-CRNCOMBRTE
Probainognathidae*
TritylodontidaeRHT-CLVCOMBRTE
TritheledontidaeRHT-SINNA,AF,SAMINTE