Hierophis Fitzinger 1843 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Parent taxon: Colubridae according to M. Venczel and E. Stiuca 2008

Sister taxa: Abastor, Aglypha, Bascanium, Carphophis, Cemophora, Chilomeniscus, Chionactis, Coluber owenii, Coniophanes, Contia, Cyclophis, Diadophis, Dipsadinae, Dromicus, Dryinoides, Eutaenia, Farancia, Gyalopion, Haldea, Helicops, Hispanophis, Hypsiglena, Leioheterodon, Lodia, Malpolon, Mionatrix, Natricinae, Ophibolus, Opisthoglypha, Osceola, Palaelaphis, Palaeomalpolon, Palaeonatrix, Paleofarancia, Paraoxybelis, Phimothyra, Pollackophis, Proteroglypha, Pseudoboa, Pseudocemophora, Pylmophis, Rhinechis, Rhinocheilus, Sibon, Sonora, Spilotes, Storeria, Tachyophis, Tantilla, Thamnophis, Trimorphodon, Tropidoclonium, Tropidonotus, Xenodontinae, Zamenis

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), Italy (2)

• Miocene of Hungary (2), Romania (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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