Heterodon Latreille 1801 (hog-nosed snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Parent taxon: Xenodontinae according to D. Parmley and J. A. Holman 1995

See also Behler and King 1979, Carroll 1988, Cope 1875, Parmley and Hunter 2010 and Uetz 2005

Sister taxon: Paleoheterodon

Subtaxa: Heterodon nasicus Heterodon platyrhinos Heterodon plionasicus Heterodon simus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (29: Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, West Virginia collections)

• Blancan of United States (7: Kansas, Nebraska)

• Hemphillian of United States (5: Arizona, Nebraska, Oklahoma)

• Miocene of United States (2: Florida)

Total: 43 collections including 51 occurrences

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