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Sanajeh indicus Wilson et al. 2010 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Madtsoiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 164093

Full reference: J. A. Wilson, D. M. Mohabey, S. E. Peters and J. J. Head. 2010. Predation upon hatchling dinosaurs by a new snake from the Late Cretaceous of India. PLoS Biology 8(3):e1000322

Belongs to Sanajeh according to S. Vasile et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: GSI/GC/2901–2906, a partial skeleton (nearly complete skull and jaws associated with 72 precloacal vertebrae and ribs). Its type locality is Dholi Dungri, which is in a Maastrichtian floodplain sandstone in the Lameta Formation of India.

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