Rhinocheilus Baird and Girard 1853 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Alternative spelling: Rhinochilus

Parent taxon: Colubridae according to E. D. Cope 1875

See also Behler and King 1979 and Uetz 2005

Sister taxa: Abastor, Aglypha, Bascanium, Carphophis, Cemophora, Chilomeniscus, Chionactis, Coluber owenii, Coniophanes, Contia, Cyclophis, Diadophis, Dipsadinae, Dromicus, Dryinoides, Eutaenia, Farancia, Gyalopion, Haldea, Helicops, Hierophis, Hispanophis, Hypsiglena, Leioheterodon, Lodia, Malpolon, Mionatrix, Natricinae, Ophibolus, Opisthoglypha, Osceola, Palaelaphis, Palaeomalpolon, Palaeonatrix, Paleofarancia, Paraoxybelis, Phimothyra, Pollackophis, Proteroglypha, Pseudoboa, Pseudocemophora, Pylmophis, Rhinechis, Sibon, Sonora, Spilotes, Storeria, Tachyophis, Tantilla, Thamnophis, Trimorphodon, Tropidoclonium, Tropidonotus, Xenodontinae, Zamenis

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: Arizona, Texas collections)

• Blancan of United States (2: Kansas, Nebraska)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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