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Caenophidia

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Caenophidia was named by Hoffstetter (1939) [originally an infraorder]. It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Colubroidea by Kuhn (1966).

It was assigned to Serpentes by Carroll (1988); to Macrostomata by Lee and Scanlon (2002); to Alethinophidia by Greene (1997) and Vidal and Hedges (2002); to Booidea by Wilcox et al. (2002); and to Alethinophidia by Fernicola and Albino (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Caenophidia Hoffstetter
1988Caenophidia Carroll
1997Caenophidia Greene
2002Caenophidia Lee and Scanlon
2002Caenophidia Vidal and Hedges p. 983
2002Caenophidia Wilcox et al.
2012Caenophidia Fernicola and Albino

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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
Caenophidia
Caenophidia

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