Coluber suevicus Fraas 1870 (racer)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Alternative combination: Naja suevica

Full reference: O. Fraas. 1870. Die Fauna von Steinheim. Mit Rücksicht auf die miocänen Säugethier- und Vogelreste des Steinheimer Beckens. Jahreshefte des Vereins für vaterländische Naturkunde in Württemberg 26:145-306

Belongs to Coluber according to M Ivanov 2002

See also Fraas 1870 and Rage 1984

Sister taxa: Coluber acuminatus, Coluber beggiatoi, Coluber cadurci, Coluber caspioides, Coluber constrictor, Coluber dolnicensis, Coluber hungaricus, Coluber lafonti, Coluber merkurensis, Coluber ombonii, Coluber planicarinatus, Coluber robertmertensi, Coluber viridiflavus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Steinheim am Albuch, which is in a MN 7 + 8 lacustrine - small siliciclastic/limestone in Germany

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Czech Republic (1 collection), Germany (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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