Rhinechis Michahelles 1833 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Full reference: G. Michahelles. 1833. Rhinechis Agassizii Michahelles – Agassiz’s Schnautzen-Natter. Descriptiones et icones amphibiorum

Parent taxon: Colubridae according to U. Utiger et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Abastor, Aglypha, Bascanium, Carphophis, Cemophora, Chilomeniscus, Chionactis, Coluber owenii, Coniophanes, Contia, Cyclophis, Diadophis, Dipsadinae, Dromicus, Dryinoides, Eutaenia, Farancia, Gyalopion, Haldea, Helicops, Hierophis, Hispanophis, Hypsiglena, Leioheterodon, Lodia, Malpolon, Mionatrix, Natricinae, Ophibolus, Opisthoglypha, Osceola, Palaelaphis, Palaeomalpolon, Palaeonatrix, Paleofarancia, Paraoxybelis, Phimothyra, Pollackophis, Proteroglypha, Pseudoboa, Pseudocemophora, Pylmophis, Rhinocheilus, Sibon, Sonora, Spilotes, Storeria, Tachyophis, Tantilla, Thamnophis, Trimorphodon, Tropidoclonium, Tropidonotus, Xenodontinae, Zamenis

Subtaxa: Rhinechis agassizii Rhinechis scalaris

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Type: Coluber scalaris

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection), Spain (5)

• Pliocene of Spain (2)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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