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Ungaliophiidae (dwarf boa)

Reptilia - Squamata - Ungaliophiidae

Taxonomy
Ungaliopheidae was named by Zaher (1994) [apparently the junior synonym of Ungaliophiinae McDowell 1987, only differing in taxonomic rank]. It is extant. It was considered monophyletic by Zaher (1994) and Wilcox et al. (2002).

It was corrected as Ungaliophiidae by Wilcox et al. (2002) and Longrich et al. (2012).

It was assigned to Booidea by Zaher (1994) and Wilcox et al. (2002); and to Macrostomata by Longrich et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Ungaliopheidae Zaher p. 476/477
2002Ungaliophiidae Wilcox et al. p. 362
2012Ungaliophiidae Longrich et al. p. 207 figs. 5 (cladogramm)

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
suborderOphidia(Latreille 1804)
Serpentes(Linnaeus 1758)
infraorderAlethinophidia
Macrostomata
superfamilyBooideaGray 1825
familyUngaliophiidae()
familyUngaliophiidae()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available