†family Russellopheidae Rage 1978 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Russellopheidae

Full reference: J.-C. Rage. 1978. L'origine des Colubroïdes et des Acrochordoïdes (Reptilia Serpentes). Comptes Rendus de l’Acade ́mie des Sci- ences, Paris, Sciences de la Terre et des plan`etes 286:595-597

Parent taxon: Colubroidea according to J.-C. Rage 1978

See also Carroll 1988, McCartney and Seiffert 2016, Rage 2008 and Rage et al. 2008

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: carnivore

Distribution: found only at Le Bretou (Eocene of France)

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