Salvadora Baird and Girard 1853 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

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

See also Behler and King 1979, Carroll 1988, Holman and Sullivan 1981 and Uetz 2005

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

Subtaxa: Salvadora paleolineata

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (5: Arizona, New Mexico collections)

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Miocene of United States (17: Nebraska, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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