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Protropidonotus neglectus Schlosser 1916 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Elapidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 251735

Full reference: M. Schlosser. 1916. Neue Funde fossiler Säugetiere in der Eichstätter Gegend. Abhandlungen der Königlich Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Mathematisch-physikalische Klasse 28(6):1-78

Belongs to Elapidae according to Z. Szyndlar and W. Böhme 1993

Sister taxa: Austrelaps, Elaps, Hydrophiinae, Laticaudinae, Micrurus, Naja, Najinae, Notechis, Protropidonotus, Pseudechis, Sinomicrurus

Type specimen: probably lost, a set of vertebrae. Its type locality is Attenfeld, which is in a MN 4/MN 6 fissure fill sandstone/dolomite in Germany.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore