Superfamily Acrochordoidea McDowell 1979 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata

Full reference: S.B. McDowell. 1979. A catalogue of the snakes of New Guinea and the Solomons, with special reference to those in the Bernice P. Bishop Museum. Part III: Boinae and Acrochordoidea (Reptilia, Serpentes). Journal of Herpetology 13:1-92

Parent taxon: Alethinophidia according to E. A. Zvonok and P. B. Snetkov 2012

See also Carroll 1988, Greene 1997 and Snetkov and Bannikov 2010

Sister taxa: Aniliidae, Anilioidea, Cerberophis, Coniophis, Cylindrophiidae, Henophidia, Itaboraiophis, Macrostomata, Nigerophiidae, Palaeophiidae, Paulacoutophis, Simoliopheoidea, Tuscahomaophis

Subtaxa: Nigeropheidae

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of Belgium (8 collections)

• Paleocene of Niger (2)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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