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†family Madtsoiidae Hoffstetter 1961 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata

PaleoDB taxon number: 53179

Alternative spellings: Madtsoiinae, Madtsoinae

Full reference: R. Hoffstetter. 1961. Noveaux restes d’un serpent Boidé (Madtsoia madagascariensis nov. sp.) dans le Crétacé Supérieur de Madagascar. Bulletin du Muséum national d’Historie naturelle, Série 2, Paris (33)152-160

Parent taxon: Serpentes according to N. R. Longrich et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Alethinophidia, Botrophis, Cholophidia, Coluber steinheimensis, Diablophis, Dinilysia, Eophis, Goinophis, Hoplocephalus, Lunaophis, Ophidion, Ophidioniscus, Ophidium, Portugalophis, Protagras, Pseudonaja, Scolecophidia, Tomodon, Typhlopoidea, Xiaophis

Subtaxa: Adinophis, Alamitophis, Gigantophis, Herensugea, Madtsoia, Menarana, Nanowana, Nidophis, Patagoniophis, Platyspondylophis, Rionegrophis, Sanajeh, Wonambi, Yurlunggur

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