Name: Archaerhineura.
Phonetic: Ar-kay-ry-ne-u-rah.
Named By: N.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Longrich,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Vinther,‭ ‬R.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Pyron,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Pisani‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Gauthier‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia, Squamata, Rhineuridae.
Species: A.‭ ‬mephitis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Insectivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬Wyoming‭ ‬-‭ ‬Polecat Bench Formation.
Time period: Paleocene.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Archaerhineura is a‭ ‬genus of worm lizard that lived in North America during the Paleocene.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Biogeography of worm lizards‭ (‬Amphisbaenia‭) ‬driven by end-Cretaceous mass extinction.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Proceedings of the Royal Society,‭ ‬B‭ ‬282:20143034.‭ ‬-‭ ‬N.‭ ‬R.‭ ‬Longrich,‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Vinther,‭ ‬R.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Pyron,‭ ‬D.‭ ‬Pisani‭ & ‬J.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Gauthier‭ ‬-‭ ‬2015.


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