Elaphe kohfidischi Bachmayer and Szyndlar 1985 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Full reference: F. Bachmayer and Z. Szyndlar. 1985. Ophidians (Reptilia: Serpentes) from the Kohfidisch fissures of Burgenland, Austria. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, Serie A: Mineralogie und Petrographie, Geologie und Palaeontologie, Anthropologie Praehistorie 87:79-100

Belongs to Elaphe according to F Bachmayer and Z Szyndlar 1987

See also Bachmayer and Szyndlar 1985

Sister taxa: Elaphe algorensis, Elaphe guttata, Elaphe kansensis, Elaphe kormosi, Elaphe longissima, Elaphe nebraskensis, Elaphe obsoleta, Elaphe paralongissima, Elaphe praelongissima, Elaphe quatuorlineata, Elaphe szyndlari, Elaphe vulpina, Elaphis boulei

Type specimen: NMW 1984/96 (a single mid-trunk vertebra). Its type locality is Kohfidisch, which is in a MN 11 terrestrial horizon in Austria.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Miocene of Austria (2 collections), Ukraine (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

Show more details

Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.