Texasophis hecki Böhme 2008 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Full reference: M. Böhme. 2008. Ectothermic vertebrates (Teleostei, Allocaudata, Urodela, Anura, Testudines, Choristodera, Crocodylia, Squamata) from the Upper Oligocene of Oberleichtersbach (Northern Bavaria, Germany). Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 260:161-183

Belongs to Texasophis according to M. Böhme 2008

Sister taxa: Texasophis bohemiacus, Texasophis fossilis, Texasophis galbreathi, Texasophis meini, Texasophis wilsoni

Type specimen: SMF R 5014, a set of vertebrae (a single trunk vertebra). Its type locality is Oberleichtersbach, which is in a MP 30 sinkhole siliciclastic in Germany.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Oberleichtersbach

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