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Subfamily Colubrinae Oppel 1811 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 53080

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

Parent taxon: Proteroglypha according to O. Kuhn 1946

Sister taxa: Conocerca, Elapinae, Hydrophidae, Platycerca

Subtaxa: Ameiseophis, Arizona, Coluber, Coronella, Dakotaophis, Drymarchon, Drymobius, Elaphe, Ficimia, Floridaophis, Lampropeltis, Liochlorophis, Macroprotodon, Masticophis, Miocoluber, Nebraskophis, Opheodrys, Oxybelis, Paracoluber, Phyllorhynchus, Pituophis, Salvadora, Stilosoma, Telescopus, Texasophis, Zelceophis

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore