Zelceophis Szyndlar 1984 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Full reference: Z. Szyndlar. 1984. Fossil snakes from Poland. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 28(1):1-156

Parent taxon: Colubrinae according to Z. Szyndlar 1984

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

Subtaxa: Zelceophis xenos

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution: found only at Mala Cave (Miocene of Poland)

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