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Eophis underwoodi Caldwell et al. 2015 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata

PaleoDB taxon number: 334096

Full reference: M. W. Caldwell, R. L. Nydam, A. Palci and S. Apesteguía. 2015. The oldest known snakes from the Middle Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous provide insights on snake evolution. Nature Communications 6(5996):1-11

Belongs to Eophis according to M. W. Caldwell et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NHMUK R12355, NHMUK R12354, NHMUK R12370 (syntypes), a partial skull (symphyseal portion of right dentary, midsection right dentary, posterior portion right dentary respectively). Its type locality is Kirtlington 3p (Mammal Bed), which is in a Bathonian mire/swamp marl in the Forest Marble Formation of the United Kingdom.

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