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Family Colubridae Oppel 1811 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata

PaleoDB taxon number: 38127

Full reference: M. Oppel. 1811. Die Ordnungen, Familien und Gattungen der Reptilien als Prodom einer Naturgeschichte Derselben. Joseph Lindauer, München xii-86

Parent taxon: Colubroidea according to K. T. Smith 2013

Sister taxa: Anomalophidae, Elapidae, Headonophis, Procerophis, Renenutet, Russellopheidae, Russellophiidae, Vectophis

Subtaxa: Chionactis, Coluber owenii, Colubrinae, Dipsadinae, Dryinoides, Hierophis, Hispanophis, Leioheterodon, Malpolon, Mionatrix, Natricinae, Palaelaphis, Palaeomalpolon, Palaeonatrix, Paleofarancia, Paraoxybelis, Pollackophis, Pseudoboa, Pseudocemophora, Pylmophis, Rhinechis, Tachyophis, Xenodontinae, Zamenis

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Type: Coluber

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore