Protagras Cope 1872 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1872. Third account of new Vertebrata from the Bridger Eocene of Wyoming Valley. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (separate) 1-4

Parent taxon: Serpentes according to E. D. Cope 1871

See also Cope 1872 and Hay 1902

Sister taxa: Alethinophidia, Botrophis, Cholophidia, Coluber steinheimensis, Diablophis, Dinilysia, Eophis, Goinophis, Hoplocephalus, Lunaophis, Madtsoiidae, Ophidion, Ophidioniscus, Ophidium, Portugalophis, Pseudonaja, Scolecophidia, Tomodon, Typhlopoidea, Xiaophis

Subtaxa: Protagras lacustris

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Type: Protagras lacustris

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Cottonwood Creek badlands (Bridger B) (Eocene of Wyoming)

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