Heterodon platyrhinos Latreille 1801 (eastern hognosed snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Alternative combinations: Coluber platyrhinos, Heterodon platyrhinus

Belongs to Heterodon according to D. Parmley and J. A. Holman 1995

See also Cope 1875

Sister taxa: Heterodon nasicus, Heterodon plionasicus, Heterodon simus

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (16: Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia collections)

• Blancan of United States (4: Kansas, Nebraska)

• Hemphillian of United States (2: Nebraska)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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