Floridaophis Holman 1999 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Full reference: J. A. Holman. 1999. Early Oligocene (Whitneyan) snakes from Florida (USA), the second oldest colubrid snakes in the North America. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 42(3):447-454

Parent taxon: Colubrinae according to J. A. Holman 1999

Sister taxa: Ameiseophis, Arizona, Coluber, Coluber etruriae, Coronella, Dakotaophis, Drymarchon, Drymobius, Elaphe, Ficimia, Lampropeltis, Liochlorophis, Macroprotodon, Masticophis, Miocoluber, Nebraskophis, Opheodrys, Oxybelis, Paracoluber, Phyllorhynchus, Pituophis, Salvadora, Stilosoma, Telescopus, Texasophis, Zelceophis

Subtaxa: Floridaophis auffenbergi

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Type: Floridaophis auffenbergi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at I-75 (Oligocene of Florida)

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