Elaphe praelongissima Venczel 1994 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Full reference: M. Venczel. 1994. Late Miocene Snakes from Polgárdi. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 37(1):1-29

Belongs to Elaphe according to M. Venczel 1994

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

Type specimen: HGI V.19004/Vt.149, a partial skull (a single basiparasphenoid)

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Hungary (2 collections)

• MN 13 of Hungary (1)

• Miocene of Hungary (3)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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