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Natrix mlynarskii Rage 1988 (water snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

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

Belongs to Natrix according to J.-C. Rage 1988

Sister taxa: Coluber podolicus, Natrix longivertebrata, Natrix merkurensis, Natrix natrix, Natrix parva

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