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Crotalidae (pit viper)
Reptilia - Squamata - Crotalidae
It was reranked as the family Crotalidae by Cope (1871), Cope (1875), Zittel (1890), Olson (1940) and Kuhn (1966).
It was assigned to Solenoglypha by Cope (1871) and Cope (1875); to Ophidia by Zittel (1890) and Olson (1940); to Colubroidea by Kuhn (1966); and to Viperidae by Oppel (1811), Gadow (1898), Kuhn (1946), Parmley and Holman (2007) and Parmley and Hunter (2010).
|Year||Name and author|
|1871||Crotalidae Cope p. 238|
|1875||Crotalidae Cope p. 23|
|1890||Crotalidae Zittel p. 631|
|1898||Crotalinae Gadow p. 29|
|1940||Crotalidae Olson p. 41|
|1946||Crotalinae Kuhn p. 62|
|1966||Crotalidae Kuhn p. 68|
|2007||Crotalinae Parmley and Holman p. 141|
|2010||Crotalinae Parmley and Hunter p. 538|
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