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superfamily

Colubroidea Oppel, 1811

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  falanga Alethinophidia

Scientific synonyms

Caenophidia
Xenophidia

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

family Colubridae Oppel, 1811 - colubrids
Tertiary: Eocene – recent
family Acrochordidae Bonaparte, 1831 - wart snakes
Tertiary: Middle Miocene – recent
family Elapidae F. Boie, 1827
Tertiary: Lower Miocene – recent
family Viperidae Oppel, 1811 - vipers
Tertiary: Miocene – recent
family Pareatidae

Fossil taxa

family Anomalophiidae Auffenberg, 1959
Tertiary: Lower Eocene
family Russellophiidae Rage, 1978
Cretaceous: Upper Cretaceous – Tertiary: Lower Eocene
family Nigerophidae
Cretaceous: Upper Cretaceous – Tertiary: Middle Eocene

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Explanations

extinct taxon