Elaphe kormosi Bolkay 1913 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Alternative combination: Coluber kormosi

Full reference: S. Bolkay. 1913. Additions to the Fossil Herpetology of Hungary from the Pannonian and Preglacial Periode. Mitteilungen aus dem Jahrbuche der Kgl. Ungarischen Geologischen Reichsanstalt XXI(7):216-230

Belongs to Elaphe according to M. Venczel 1994

See also Bolkay 1913

Sister taxa: Elaphe algorensis, Elaphe guttata, Elaphe kansensis, Elaphe kohfidischi, Elaphe longissima, Elaphe nebraskensis, Elaphe obsoleta, Elaphe paralongissima, Elaphe praelongissima, Elaphe quatuorlineata, Elaphe szyndlari, Elaphe vulpina, Elaphis boulei

Type specimen: HGI Ob-4465/a, c, d and e (syntypes), a partial skull (one basioccipital, one ectopterygoid, one fragmentary parabasisphenoid, and one fragmentary palatine). Its type locality is Polgárdi 2, which is in a MN 13 sinkhole /limestone in Hungary.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Pliocene of Hungary (1 collection)

• MN 13 of Hungary (1)

• Miocene of Hungary (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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