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  • Bulletin of The Natural History Museum. Zoology Series, Volume 68, Issue 2
  • November 2002, pp. 123-130

The skull of the Uropeltinae (Reptilia, Serpentes), with special reference to the otico-occipital region

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  • Published online: 28 November 2002

The skull anatomy of uropeltines is reviewed, and new data is presented on the highly derived otico-occipital region. A phylogenetic analysis of uropeltine interrelationships using parsimony is performed using characters derived from skull structure. The basal position of the genus Melanophidium is confirmed; Pseudotyphlops is a relatively derived uropeltine, in spite of its relatively large size. The monophyly of the genera Melanophidium and Rhinophis requires further testing.

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