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Aniliidae (pipe snake)
Reptilia - Squamata - Aniliidae
It was corrected as Aniellidae by Gadow (1898).
It was assigned to Typhlophthalmi by Cope (1871) and Cope (1875); to Lacertae by Gadow (1898); to Serpentes by McGrew et al. (1959); to Booidea by Kuhn (1966); to Booidea by Estes (1964) and Estes and Berberian (1970); to Serpentes by Frank and Ramus (1996); to Serpentes by Hecht and LaDuke (1997) and Nydam (2002); to Alethinophidia by Vidal and Hedges (2002); to Anilioidea by Carroll (1988), Gardner and Cifelli (1999) and Head (2005); to Alethinophidia by Augé and Rage (2006); and to Squamata by Böhme (2008).
|Year||Name and author|
|1871||Aniellidae Cope p. 237|
|1875||Aniellidae Cope p. 20|
|1898||Aniellidae Gadow p. 27|
|1959||Aniliidae McGrew et al. p. 138|
|1964||Aniliidae Estes p. 140|
|1966||Aniliidae Kuhn p. 64|
|1970||Aniliidae Estes and Berberian p. 6|
|1996||Aniliidae Frank and Ramus|
|1997||Aniliidae Hecht and LaDuke p. 96|
|1999||Aniliidae Gardner and Cifelli p. 89|
|2002||Aniliidae Nydam p. 652|
|2002||Aniliidae Vidal and Hedges p. 983|
|2006||Aniliidae Augé and Rage p. 247|
|2008||Aniliidae Böhme p. 169|
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