Lampropeltis similis Holman 1964 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Belongs to Lampropeltis according to D. Parmley and K. B. Hunter 2010

Sister taxa: Lampropeltis calligaster, Lampropeltis getulus, Lampropeltis intermedius, Lampropeltis triangulum

Type specimen: Its type locality is Norden Bridge Quarry, which is in a Barstovian channel sandstone in the Valentine Formation of Nebraska

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Miocene of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (7: Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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