Named By: T. C. Laduke, D. W. Krause, J. D. Scanlon & N. J. Kley - 2010.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Serpentes, Alethinophidia, Nigerophiidae.
Species: K. hechti (type).
Known locations: Madagascar - Maevarano Formation.
Time period: Maastrichtian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains including vertebrae.
Kelyophis is a genus of snake that lived in Madagascar during the Late Cretaceous.
- A Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) snake assemblage from the Maevarano Formation, Mahajanga Basin, Madagascar. - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30 (1): 109–138. - T. C. Laduke, D. W. Krause, J. D. Scanlon & N. J. Kley - 2010.