Anguis Linnaeus 1758 (slow worm)

Reptilia - Squamata - Anguidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Anguini according to M. L. Augé 2005

See also Böhme 2008, Carroll 1988, Estes 1983, Frank and Ramus 1996 and Sullivan 1987

Sister taxa: Dopasia, Helvetisaurus, Pseudopus

Subtaxa: Anguis fragilis

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Ecology: insectivore-carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (4 collections), Germany (19), Greece (1), Hungary (1), Italy (2), the Netherlands (1), Poland (3), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (2), the United Kingdom (9)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1)

• Pliocene of Hungary (4), Poland (3)

• Miocene of Hungary (7), Italy (1), Kazakhstan (1), Ukraine (2)

• Oligocene of Belgium (1), France (4), Germany (1)

• Eocene of France (11)

Total: 79 collections each including a single occurrence

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