Paleoheterodon Holman 1964 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Parent taxon: Xenodontinae according to D. Parmley and J. A. Holman 1995

See also Carroll 1988, Holman 1973 and Parmley and Hunter 2010

Sister taxa: Carphophis, Diadophis, Farancia, Heterodon

Subtaxa: Paleoheterodon arcuatus Paleoheterodon tiheni

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Type: Paleoheterodon tiheni

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (4: Indiana, Nebraska, Texas collections)

• Miocene of France (4), United States (9: Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 17 collections including 18 occurrences

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