†unranked clade Henophidia (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata

Parent taxon: Alethinophidia according to N. Vidal and S. B. Hedges 2002

See also Carroll 1988, Kuhn 1966 and Rage et al. 2008

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

Subtaxa: Bolyeriidae Calabariidae Coprophis Helagras Loxocemidae Pythonidae Xenopeltidae

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Eritrea (2 collections), Ethiopia (1), Niger (2), Tanzania (3), Thailand (1)

• Pliocene of Australia (4), Ethiopia (1), Tanzania (2), Uganda (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Chad (1), Kenya (2), Uganda (3)

• Miocene of Australia (11), Chad (1), France (2), Germany (2), Kenya (4), Morocco (1), Namibia (4), Poland (1), Saudi Arabia (2), Thailand (1), United States (10: Florida, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

• Harrisonian of United States (2: Nebraska)

• Arikareean of United States (1: Oregon)

• Oligocene of Australia (2), United States (4: Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Eocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan), United States (3: Georgia, North Dakota, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (2: New Mexico)

Total: 78 collections including 83 occurrences

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