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Rukwanyoka holmani McCartney et al. 2014 (boa)

Reptilia - Squamata - Boidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 317152

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

Belongs to Rukwanyoka according to J. A. McCartney et al. 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: RRBP 10041, a set of vertebrae (a single mid-trunk vertebra). Its type locality is Nsungwe 2, which is in an Oligocene fluvial siliciclastic in the Nsungwe Formation of Tanzania.

Ecology: scansorial carnivore