Opheodrys Fitzinger 1843 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Parent taxon: Colubrinae according to D. Parmley and K. B. Hunter 2010

See also Behler and King 1979 and Uetz 2005

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (11: Alabama, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia collections)

• Miocene of United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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