Newly discovered 100-million-year-old lizard described in MCZ journal

November 2, 2018
Joseph Martinez, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
Joseph Martinez, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
A newly discovered lizard species is described in the MCZ journal Breviora and highlighed by PBS Nova. Hardly the size of a paperclip, and entomed in 100-million-year-old amber, it is one of the smallest and most complete Cretaceous lizards ever found.  
See also: Herpetology