Texasophis fossilis Holman 1977 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Full reference: J. A. Holman. 1977. Amphibians and reptiles from the Gulf Coast Miocene of Texas. Herpetologica 33(4):391-403

Belongs to Texasophis according to J. A. Holman 1977

Sister taxa: Texasophis bohemiacus, Texasophis galbreathi, Texasophis hecki, Texasophis meini, Texasophis wilsoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Town Bluff, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Fleming Formation of Texas

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (3: Colorado, Texas collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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