Texasophis Holman 1977 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Full reference: J. A. Holman. 1977. Amphibians and reptiles from the Gulf Coast Miocene of Texas. Herpetologica 33(4):391-403

Parent taxon: Colubrinae according to D. Parmley and K. B. Hunter 2010

See also Böhme 2008, Carroll 1988, Holman 2000 and Szyndlar 1987

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, Salvadora, Stilosoma, Telescopus, Zelceophis

Subtaxa: Texasophis bohemiacus Texasophis fossilis Texasophis galbreathi Texasophis hecki Texasophis meini Texasophis wilsoni

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Type: Texasophis fossilis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Czech Republic (1 collection), France (6), Germany (2), Hungary (1), Turkey (3), United States (5: Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas)

• Oligocene of Germany (2), United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 21 collections including 22 occurrences

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