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Lichanura Cope 1861 (sand boa)

Reptilia - Squamata - Boidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 72124

Synonym: Paraepicrates Hecht 1959 (taxon 38109)

Parent taxon: Erycinae according to D. Parmley and J. A. Holman 1995

Sister taxa: Albaneryx, Bransateryx, Cadurceryx, Charina, Eryx, Gaimanophis, Geringophis, Gongylophis, Huberophis, Pterygoboa, Tregophis

Subtaxa: Paraepicrates brevispondylus

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Ecology: fossorial carnivore