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 node name
Oxyuraninae     Look for this name in NCBI   Wikipedia   Animal Diversity Web
  recommended citations Head et al. 2016
  node minimum age
10 Ma
The minimum age is based on a combination of mammalian biostratigraphy and phylogenetic relationships of mammals from the Encore Local Fauna relative to the late Miocene Alcoota Local Fauna and the middle Miocene System C Local Fauna from Riversleigh (Myers et al., 2001).
  node maximum age
None specified
 primary fossil used to date this node 
QM F23085
Incongruelaps iteratus, Scanlon et al. (2003)
Location relative to the calibrated node: Stem

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     Locality: Riversleigh (zone C)
     Geological age: Miocene, Neogene, Cenozoic

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  phylogenetic justification
Assignment to Oxyuraninae is based on the presence of five posterior maxillary teeth and absence of a distinct palatine articular facet on the palatine process of the maxilla (Scanlon et al., 2003).
  phylogenetic reference(s)
Scanlon, J.D., Lee, M.S.Y., and Archer, M. 2003. Mid-Tertiary elapid snakes (Squamata, Colubroidea) from Riversleigh, northern Australia: early steps in a continent-wide adaptive radiation. Geobios, 36:573-601
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tree image
Figure 1 from Head et al. (2016).