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Hechtophis Rage 2001 (boa)

Reptilia - Squamata - Boidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 64872

Alternative spelling: Hectophis

Full reference: J.-C. Rage. 2001. Fossil snakes from the Palaeocene of São José de Itaboraí, Brazil. Part II. Boidae. Palaeovertebrata 30(3-4):111-150

Parent taxon: Boidae according to J.-C. Rage 2001

Sister taxa: Boinae, Cadurcoboa, Charina, Daunophis, Dawsonophis, Erycidae, Eunectes, Lithophis, Messelophis, Neurodromicus, Palaeopython, Paleryx, Paraplatyspondylia, Plesiotortrix, Rageophis, Rieppelophis, Totlandophis, Ungaliophiinae

Subtaxa: Hechtophis austrinus, Hectophis austrinus

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Type: Hechtophis austrinus

Ecology: carnivore