Coronella Laurenti 1768 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Full reference: J. N. Laurenti. 1768. Specimen medicum, exhibens synopsin reptilium emendatam cum experimentis circa venena et antidota reptilium austriacorum [Medical ideas, showing an emended synopsis of the reptiles together with experiences in poisoning by and antidotes of Austrian reptiles]. Published and printed by Johann Thomas von Trattner, Vienna

Parent taxon: Colubrinae according to Z. Szyndlar 1984

See also Venczel and Stiuca 2008

Sister taxa: Ameiseophis, Arizona, Coluber, Dakotaophis, Drymarchon, Drymobius, Elaphe, Ficimia, Floridaophis, Lampropeltis, Liochlorophis, Macroprotodon, Masticophis, Miocoluber, Nebraskophis, Opheodrys, Oxybelis, Paracoluber, Phyllorhynchus, Pituophis, Salvadora, Stilosoma, Telescopus, Texasophis, Zelceophis

Subtaxa: Coronella austriaca Coronella girondica Coronella miocaenica

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of France (7 collections), Germany (6), Greece (2), Italy (1), Poland (6), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1)

• Pliocene of Hungary (3), Poland (1), Slovakia (1), Spain (2)

• Miocene of Hungary (3), Romania (1), Spain (1)

Total: 40 collections including 43 occurrences

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