Cheilophis huerfanoensis Gilmore 1938 (boa)

Reptilia - Squamata - Boidae

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1938. Fossil snakes of North America. Geological Society of America Special Paper (9)1-96

Belongs to Cheilophis according to C. W. Gilmore 1938

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH 5195, a set of vertebrae (About 157 anterior and posterior thoracic vertebrae and numerous rib fragments). Its type locality is Two miles north of Gardner, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Huerfano Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: scansorial carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (1: Nebraska collection)

• Eocene of United States (2: Colorado, New Mexico)

• Paleocene of United States (2: New Jersey)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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