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New record of snakes from the Cretaceous of Patagonia (Argentina)

Adriana María ALBINO

en Geodiversitas 22 (2) - Pages 247-253

Published on 30 June 2000

New remains of snakes from the Late Cretaceous (La Colonia Formation; Campanian-Maastrichtian) of Argentina increase the record of the earliest Patagonian snakes. They include the southernmost record of the madtsoiid snake Alamitophis, another probable madtsoiid, perhaps a boid, and a snake incertae sedis.

Keywords :

Cretaceous, Serpentes, Madtsoiidae, ?Boidae, incertae sedis, Patagonia, paleobiogeography

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