Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Boavus Marsh 1871 (boa)

Reptilia - Squamata - Boidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38089

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1871. Description of some new fossil serpents, from the Tertiary deposits of Wyoming. The American Journal of Science and Arts, series 3 1(5):322-329

Parent taxon: Boinae according to M. K. Hecht 1959

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

Subtaxa: Boavus affinis, Boavus brevis, Boavus idelmani, Boavus occidentalis

View classification

Type: Boavus occidentalis

Ecology: scansorial carnivore