Vectophis Rage and Ford 1980 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata

Alternative spelling: Vectrophis

Full reference: J. C. Rage and R. L. E. Ford. 1980. Amphibians and Squamates from the Upper Eocene of the Isle of Wight. Tertiary Research 3(2):47-60

Parent taxon: Colubroidea according to J.-C. Rage et al. 2003

See also Head 2005 and Rage and Ford 1980

Sister taxa: Anomalophiidae, Colubridae, Headonophis, Homalopsidae, Procerophis, Renenutet, Rhabdosomidae, Russellopheidae

Subtaxa: Vectophis wardi

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Type: Vectrophis wardi

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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