Agkistrodon Huxley 1865 (cottonmouth)

Reptilia - Squamata - Viperidae

Full reference: T. H. Huxley. 1865. On a collection of vertebrate fossils from the Panchet rocks, Ranigunj, Bengal. Palaeontologia Indica 4:1-24

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

Sister taxa: Aploaspis, Caudisonia, Crotalus, Sistrurus, Trimeresurus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (14: Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia collections)

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

• Hemphillian of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Miocene of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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