Coluber dolnicensis Szyndlar 1987 (racer)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Full reference: Z. Szyndlar. 1987. Snakes from the Lower Miocene Locality of Dolnice (Czechoslovakia). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 7(1):55-71

Belongs to Coluber according to Z. Szyndlar 1987

Sister taxa: Coluber acuminatus, Coluber beggiatoi, Coluber cadurci, Coluber caspioides, Coluber constrictor, Coluber hungaricus, Coluber lafonti, Coluber merkurensis, Coluber ombonii, Coluber planicarinatus, Coluber robertmertensi, Coluber suevicus, Coluber viridiflavus

Type specimen: DP FNSP 4558, a set of vertebrae (a single trunk vertebra). Its type locality is Dolnice, which is in a MN 4 fluvial-lacustrine siltstone/marl in the Czech Republic.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Miocene of the Czech Republic (2 collections), France (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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