Palaeophis halidanus Cope 1868

Reptilia - Squamata - Palaeophiidae

Alternative combination: Dinophis halidanus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1868. On some Cretaceous Reptilia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 20:233-242

Belongs to Palaeophis according to E. D. Cope 1870

See also Cope 1868, Cope 1872, Hay 1902 and Marsh 1869

Sister taxa: Palaeophis africanus, Palaeophis casei, Palaeophis colossaeus, Palaeophis ferganicus, Palaeophis grandis, Palaeophis littoralis, Palaeophis longus, Palaeophis maghrebianus, Palaeophis nessovi, Palaeophis porcatus, Palaeophis tamdy, Palaeophis toliapicus, Palaeophis typhaeus, Palaeophis vastaniensis, Palaeophis virginianus, Paleophis virginianus, Vialovophis zhylan, Nessovophis zhylga

Type specimen: PMNH (YPM) 2763, a set of vertebrae (single vertebral centrum with one anterior zygapophysis). Its type locality is Squankum - Shark River Marl [Nautiloida], which is in an Eocene coastal siliciclastic in the Shark River Marl Formation of New Jersey.

Distribution: found only at Squankum - Shark River Marl [Nautiloida]

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