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Pachyophiidae

Reptilia - Squamata - Pachyophiidae

Taxonomy
Pachyophidae was named by Nopcsa (1923).

It was corrected as Pachyophiidae by Kuhn (1946) and Lee et al. (1999).

It was assigned to Serpentes by Nopcsa (1923); to Cholophidia by Kuhn (1946); and to Ophidia by Lee et al. (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Pachyophidae Nopcsa
1946Pachyophiidae Kuhn p. 62
1999Pachyophiidae Lee et al. p. 510

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
suborderOphidia(Latreille 1804)
superfamilyCholophidia(Nopcsa 1923)
familyPachyophiidae(Nopcsa 1923)
familyPachyophiidae(Nopcsa 1923)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Source: subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Middle Cenomanian to the top of the Early/Lower Turonian or 99.60000 to 89.30000 Ma

Collections (18 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Bosnia and Herzegovina (Herzegovina) Pachyophis woodwardi, Mesophis nopcsai (53519)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Libya (Awbari) Simoliophis libycus (45725)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5France (Charente-Maritime) Simoliophis rochebrunei (107076)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5France (Poitou-Charentes) Simoliophis rochebrunei (65421 73862 73863 77229 77230 77231 77232 77233)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5France Simoliophis rochebrunei (59809 138329)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Morocco (Er Rachida) Simoliophis libycus (115189)
Early/Lower Cenomanian - Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Lebanon Eupodophis descouensi (60311)
Early/Lower Cenomanian - Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Lebanon (Kesrouâne) Podophis descouensi (60285)
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Spain (Asturias) Simoliophis sp. (98396)
Early/Lower Turonian93.5 - 89.3Bosnia and Herzegovina Pachyophiidae indet. (191944)