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Messelophis variatus Baszio 2004 (boa)

Reptilia - Squamata - Boidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 135038

Belongs to Messelophis according to Baszio 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMF ME 1828a, 1828b, articulated nearly complete skeleton and ME 1828c (holotype of three parts), a set of vertebrae (four isolated vertebrae). Its type locality is Messel, which is in a MP 11 lacustrine shale in the Messel Formation of Germany.

Ecology: carnivore