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Floridaophis Holman 1999 (colubrid snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 262217

Full reference: J. A. Holman. 1999. Early Oligocene (Whitneyan) snakes from Florida (USA), the second oldest colubrid snakes in the North America. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 42(3):447-454

Parent taxon: Colubrinae according to J. A. Holman 1999

Sister taxa: Ameiseophis, Arizona, Cemophora, Chilomeniscus, Coluber, Coronella, Dakotaophis, Drymarchon, Drymobius, Elaphe, Ficimia, Gyalopion, Lampropeltis, Liochlorophis, Macroprotodon, Masticophis, Miocoluber, Nebraskophis, Opheodrys, Oxybelis, Paracoluber, Phyllorhynchus, Pituophis, Rhinocheilus, Salvadora, Sonora, Stilosoma, Tantilla, Telescopus, Texasophis, Trimorphodon, Zelceophis

Subtaxa: Floridaophis auffenbergi

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Type: Floridaophis auffenbergi

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore