Barbatteius

Name: Barbatteius.
Phonetic: Bar-bat-te-i-us.
Named By: M.‭ ‬Venczel‭ & ‬V.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Codrea‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Squamata,‭ ‬Teiidae.
Species: B.‭ ‬vremiri‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Insectivore‭?
Size: Roughly estimated to have been about‭ ‬80‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: Romania‭ ‬-‭ ‬Sânpetru Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Single skull.

       Described from a well preserved skull,‭ ‬Barbatteius is a genus of teiid lizard that lived in Romania during the late Cretaceous.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A new teiid lizard from the Late Cretaceous of the Hateg Basin,‭ ‬Romania and its‭ ¸ ‬phylogenetic and palaeobiogeographical relationships.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Journal of Systematic Palaeontology.‭ ‬-‭ ‬M.‭ ‬Venczel‭ & ‬V.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Codrea‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.



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