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Superfamily Colubroidea Oppel 1811 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata

PaleoDB taxon number: 38123

Full reference: M. Oppel. 1811. Die Ordnungen, Familien und Gattungen der Reptilien als Prodom einer Naturgeschichte Derselben. Joseph Lindauer, München xii-86

Parent taxon: Alethinophidia according to T. Ikeda et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Acrochordoidea, Aniliidae, Anilioidea, Cerberophis, Coniophis, Cylindrophiidae, Henophidia, Itaboraiophis, Macrostomata, Nigerophiidae, Palaeophiidae, Paulacoutophis, Simoliopheoidea, Tuscahomaophis

Subtaxa: Colubridae, Crotalidae, Elapidae, Headonophis, Procerophis, Renenutet, Rhabdosomidae, Russellopheidae, Vectophis, Viperidae

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Type: Coluber

Ecology: carnivore