Charina Gray 1849 (boa)

Reptilia - Squamata - Boidae

Full reference: J. E. Gray. 1849. Catalogue of specimens of snakes in the collection of the British Museum

Parent taxon: Boidae according to E. D. Cope 1875

See also Carroll 1988, Kluge 1993 and Parmley and Holman 1995

Sister taxa: Boinae, Cadurcoboa, Daunophis, Dawsonophis, Erycidae, Eunectes, Hechtophis, Lithophis, Messelophis, Neurodromicus, Palaeopython, Paleryx, Paraplatyspondylia, Plesiotortrix, Rageophis, Rieppelophis, Totlandophis, Ungaliophiinae

Subtaxa: Charina bottae Charina prebottae

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Ecology: carnivore

Distribution:

• Blancan of United States (1: Washington collection)

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Nebraska, Texas)

• Miocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan), United States (12: Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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