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Charina Gray 1849 (sand boa)

Reptilia - Squamata - Boidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38094

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1849. Catalogue of specimens of snakes in the collection of the British Museum. London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History)

Parent taxon: Erycinae according to D. Parmley and J. A. Holman 1995

Sister taxa: Albaneryx, Bransateryx, Cadurceryx, Eryx, Gaimanophis, Geringophis, Gongylophis, Huberophis, Lichanura, Pterygoboa, Tregophis

Subtaxa: Charina bottae, Charina prebottae

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Ecology: fossorial carnivore