Lampropeltis triangulum Lacépède 1788 (milk snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Belongs to Lampropeltis according to D. Parmley and J. A. Holman 1995

See also Holman 1985 and Parmley and Hunter 2010

Sister taxa: Lampropeltis calligaster, Lampropeltis getulus, Lampropeltis intermedius, Lampropeltis similis

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (10: Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia collections)

• Blancan of United States (2: Nebraska)

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Nebraska)

• Miocene of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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