Macroprotodon Guichenot 1850 (false smooth snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Full reference: A. Guichenot. 1850. Histoire Naturelle des Reptiles et des Poissons (Exploration scientifique de l'Algérie pendant les années 1840, 1841, 1842)

Parent taxon: Colubrinae according to Z. Szyndlar 2012

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Morocco (1 collection), Spain (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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