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Chubutophis grandis Albino 1993 (boa)

Reptilia - Squamata - Boidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 341251

Full reference: A. M. Albino. 1993. Snakes from the Paleocene and Eocene of Patagonia (Argentina): paleoecology and coevolution with mammals. Historical Biology 7:51-69

Belongs to Chubutophis according to A. M. Albino 1993

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MLP 83-III-1-150, a set of vertebrae (almost complete trunk vertebra). Its type locality is Valle Hermoso, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Sarmiento Formation of Argentina.

Ecology: scansorial carnivore