Naja Laurenti 1768 (cobra)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Synonym: Palaeonaja Hoffstetter 1939

Parent taxon: Elapidae according to B. Hugues-Alexandre et al. 2013

See also Bachmayer and Szyndlar 1985, Bachmayer and Szyndlar 1987, Carroll 1988, Frank and Ramus 1996, Szyndlar 1985 and Szyndlar and Rage 1990

Sister taxa: Austrelaps, Elaps, Hydrophiinae, Laticauda, Micrurus, Notechis, Protropidonotus, Protropidonotus neglectus, Pseudechis

Subtaxa: Naja antiqua Naja austriaca Naja iberica Naja naja Naja romani

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of France (1 collection), the Philippines (1), Tanzania (1)

• Pliocene of France (1), Greece (1), Spain (1), Tanzania (2)

• Miocene of Austria (2), France (3), Germany (3), Greece (2), Hungary (1), Morocco (2), Namibia (1), Spain (2), Ukraine (1)

Total: 25 collections including 28 occurrences

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