Palaeophis virginianus Lynn 1934 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Palaeophiidae

Belongs to Palaeophis according to D. Parmley and M. DeVore 2005

See also Holman and Case 1988, Holman et al. 1991, Parmley and Reed 2003 and Weems 1985

Sister taxa: Palaeophis africanus, Palaeophis casei, Palaeophis colossaeus, Palaeophis ferganicus, Palaeophis grandis, Palaeophis halidanus, Palaeophis littoralis, Palaeophis longus, Palaeophis maghrebianus, Palaeophis nessovi, Palaeophis porcatus, Palaeophis tamdy, Palaeophis toliapicus, Palaeophis typhaeus, Palaeophis vastaniensis, Paleophis virginianus, Vialovophis zhylan, Nessovophis zhylga

Type specimen: USNM 13640 and 13541, a set of vertebrae (two posterior thoracic vertebrae)

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (4: Alabama, Mississippi, Virginia collections)

• Paleocene to Eocene of United States (1: Mississippi)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Virginia)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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