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Diadophis elinorae Auffenberg 1963 (ringneck snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 68128

Full reference: W. Auffenberg. 1963. The fossil snakes of Florida. Tulane Studies in Zoology 10(3):131-216

Belongs to Diadophis according to W. Auffenberg 1963

Sister taxon: Diadophis punctatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Haile 6A, which is in a Clarendonian/Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in Florida

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore