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Hordleophis balconae Holman 1996 (boa)

Reptilia - Squamata - Boidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 264174

Full reference: J. A. Holman. 1996. A new genus of diminutive boid snake from the Upper Eocene of Hordle Cliff, Hampshire, England. Tertiary Research 17(1+2):11-13

Belongs to Hordleophis according to J. A. Holman 1996

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MSUVP 1361, a set of vertebrae (trunk vertebra). Its type locality is Hordle Cliff Rodent Bed, Hampshire, which is in an Eocene marine marl/claystone in the Headon Beds Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: scansorial carnivore