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†family Palaeophiidae Lydekker 1888 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata

PaleoDB taxon number: 65167

Alternative spelling: Palaeopheidae

Full reference: R. Lydekker. 1888. Notes on Tertiary Lacertilia and Ophidia. Geological Magazine 5:110-113

Parent taxon: Alethinophidia according to J. A. McCartney and E. R. Seiffert 2016

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

Subtaxa: Archaeophiinae, Palaeopheinae, Palaeophiinae, Pterosphenus

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