†family Madtsoiidae Hoffstetter 1961 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Madtsoiidae

Alternative spellings: Madtsoiinae, Madtsoinae

Full reference: R. Hoffstetter. 1961. Noveaux restes d’un serpent Boidé (Madtsoia madagascariensis nov. sp.) dans le Crétacé Supérieur de Madagascar. Bulletin du Muséum national d’Historie naturelle, Série 2, Paris (33)152-160

Parent taxon: Serpentes according to N. R. Longrich et al. 2012

See also Augé and Rage 2006, Hoffstetter 1961, Hoffstetter 1961, Kuhn 1966, McCartney and Seiffert 2016, McDowell 1987, Rage et al. 2008 and Wilson et al. 2010

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

Subtaxa: Adinophis Alamitophis Eomadtsoia Gigantophis Herensugea Madtsoia Menarana Nanowana Nidophis Patagoniophis Platyspondylophis Rionegrophis Sanajeh Wonambi Yurlunggur

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (9 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of Australia (1)

• Miocene of Australia (11)

• Deseadan of Argentina (1)

• Oligocene of Australia (2)

• Eocene of Argentina (4), Australia (1), Egypt (2), India (3), Libya (2), Morocco (1)

• Paleocene to Eocene of Brazil (1)

• Paleocene of Bolivia (1), Morocco (1), Pakistan (1)

• Cretaceous of Argentina (6), Bolivia (1), France (1), India (2), Madagascar (19), Morocco (2), Niger (1), Romania (2), Spain (3), Sudan (2)

Total: 80 collections including 99 occurrences

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