Portugalophis lignites Caldwell et al. 2015 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata

Full reference: M. W. Caldwell, R. L. Nydam, A. Palci and S. ApesteguĆ­a. 2015. The oldest known snakes from the Middle Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous provide insights on snake evolution. Nature Communications 6(5996):1-11

Belongs to Portugalophis according to M. W. Caldwell et al. 2015

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MG-LNEG 28091, a partial skull (left maxilla). Its type locality is Guimarota, which is in a Kimmeridgian lagoonal coal in the AlcobaƧa Formation of Portugal.


Distribution: found only at Guimarota

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