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  • Hoffstetter, who originally described Dorsetisaurus, placed it in its own family Dorsetisauridae, with which we agree. He also included the family in the Anguimorpha; if so, dorsetisaurs would be very primitive members of that group.

    --Donald R. Prothero and Richard Estes, 1980, "Late Jurassic lizards from Como Bluff, Wyoming and their palaeobiogeographic significance", Nature 286, p. 484

    March 3, 2008