Lichanura Cope 1861 (sand boa)

Reptilia - Squamata - Boidae

Synonym: Paraepicrates Hecht 1959

Parent taxon: Erycinae according to D. Parmley and J. A. Holman 1995

See also Carroll 1988, Cope 1875, Hecht 1959, Holman 2000 and Kluge 1988

Sister taxa: Albaneryx, Bransateryx, Cadurceryx, Eryx, Gaimanophis, Geringophis, Gongylophis, Huberophis, Pterygoboa, Tregophis

Subtaxa: Paraepicrates brevispondylus

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Ecology: fossorial carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lemoyne Quarry ( of Nebraska)

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