PaleoDB taxon number: 346184
Full reference: J.-C. Rage. 1988. The oldest known colubrid snakes. The state of the art. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 31(13):457-474
Type specimen: MNHN QU 17181 (one mid-trunk vertebra). Its type locality is Phosphorites du Quercy (for taxa with non-specific locality data), which is in an Eocene/Miocene terrestrial phosphorite in the Quercy Phosphorites Formation of France.
Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore