PaleoDB taxon number: 68101
Full reference: B. H. Brattstrom. 1955. New snakes and lizards from the Eocene of California. Journal of Paleontology 29(1):145-149
Type specimen: C.I.T. No. 5119, a set of vertebrae (mid-thoracic vertebra). Its type locality is Tapo Canyon (Upper), which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Sespe Formation of California.
Ecology: scansorial carnivore