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Subfamily Crotalinae Oppel 1811 (pit viper)

Reptilia - Squamata - Viperidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53087

Alternative spelling: Crotalidae

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

Parent taxon: Viperidae according to O. Kuhn 1946

Sister taxa: Provipera, Provipera boettgeri, Viperinae

Subtaxa: Agkistrodon, Aploaspis, Caudisonia, Crotalus, Sistrurus, Trimeresurus

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Type: Crotalus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore