Xiaophis Xing et al. 2018 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata

Full reference: L. Xing, M. W. Caldwell, R. Chen, R. L. Nydam, A. Palci, T. R. Simões, R. C. McKellar, M. S. Y. Lee, Y. Liu, H. Shi, K. Wang and M. Bai. 2018. A mid-Cretaceous embryonic-to-neonate snake in amber from Myanmar. Science Advances 4:eaat5042:1-8

Parent taxon: Serpentes according to L. Xing et al. 2018

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

Subtaxa: Xiaophis myanmarensis

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Type: Xiaophis myanmarensis

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Angbamo (Cretaceous of Myanmar)

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