Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Suborder Serpentes
Family Colubridae


Liochlorophis vernalis (Harlan 1827)—Smooth Green SnakeDistribution of fossil Liochlorophis vernalis

Synonyms. Opheodrys vernalis.

The Smooth Green Snake is widespread in the more mesic portions of New Mexico and likely occurs now in the southern Guadalupe Mountains.


Late Wisconsin: Upper Sloth Cave (Logan and Black 1979).

Literature. Logan and Black 1979.


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Last Update: 5 Mar 2013