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Thaumastophis missiaeni Rage et al. 2008 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata

PaleoDB taxon number: 180456

Full reference: J.-C. Rage, A. Folie, R. S. Rana, H. Singh, K. D. Rose and T. Smith. 2008. A diverse snake fauna from the early Eocene of Vastan Lignite Mine, Gujarat, India. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 53(3):391-403

Belongs to Thaumastophis according to J.-C. Rage et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: VAS 1017, a set of vertebrae. Its type locality is Vastan Lignite Mine, which is in a Ypresian lagoonal siltstone/claystone in the Cambay Shale Formation of India.

Ecology: carnivore