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Rukwanyoka McCartney et al. 2014 (boa)

Reptilia - Squamata - Boidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 317151

Full reference: J. A. McCartney, N. J. Stevens, and P. M. O’Connor. 2014. The Earliest Colubroid-Dominated Snake Fauna from Africa: Perspectives from the Late Oligocene Nsungwe Formation of Southwestern Tanzania. PLoS ONE 9(3):e90415

Parent taxon: Boinae according to J. A. McCartney et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Acrantophis, Bavarioboa, Boa, Boavus, Cheilophis, Chubutophis, Corallus, Epicrates, Hordleophis, Sanjuanophis, Tallahattaophis, Titanoboa, Waincophis

Subtaxa: Rukwanyoka holmani

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Type: Rukwanyoka holmani

Ecology: scansorial carnivore