Hagerman snake locality ( of the United States)

Where: Twin Falls County, Idaho (42.8° N, 114.9° W: paleocoordinates 43.0° N, 114.3° W)

• coordinate based on political unit

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Blancan (4.9 - 1.8 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Reposited in the USGS

Primary reference: J. A. Holman. 1968. Upper Pliocene snakes from Idaho. Copeia 1968(1):152-158 [J. Head/J. Head]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 140258: authorized by Jason Head, entered by Jason Head on 06.03.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• elevation 3295'
said by Hibbard and Bjork 1971 to be 270' stratigraphically higher than USGS 20765, and by Hibbard and Zakrzewski 1967 to be at the level of the Gidley Horse Quarry; all of this is concordant with the elevation of 3295' given by Hibbard
see also Shotwell 1970
 Squamata - Colubridae
Elaphe pliocenica n. sp. colubrid snake
Elaphe vulpina Baird and Girard 1853 fox snake
Coluber indet. Linnaeus 1758 racer
Lampropeltis indet. Fitzinger 1843 colubrid snake
Thamnophis indet. Fitzinger 1843 garter snake
Natrix hibbardi n. sp. water snake