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Pterygoboa delawarensis

Reptilia - Squamata - Boidae

Taxonomy
Pterygoboa delawarensis was named by Holman (1998). It is not extant. Its type locality is Pollack Farm Site, which is in a Hemingfordian estuary/bay sandstone in the Calvert Formation of Delaware.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Pterygoboa delawarensis Holman

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
suborderOphidia(Latreille 1804)
Serpentes(Linnaeus 1758)
infraorderAlethinophidia
Macrostomata
superfamilyBooideaGray 1825
familyBoidaeGray 1825
familyErycidae(Bonaparte 1825)
genusPterygoboaHolman 1976
speciesdelawarensis

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Body part: SVLsubf
Adult length: 100 to < 1000subf
Grouping: solitarysubf
Environment: terrestrialsubf
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: fossorialsubf
Diet: carnivoresubf
Reproduction: oviparoussubf
Created: 2005-09-10 09:20:11
Modified: 2005-09-10 11:20:11
Source: subf = subfamily, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Greene 1997, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Behler and King 1979

Age range: Early/Lower Hemingfordian or 20.43000 to 15.97000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Delaware) Pterygoboa delawarensis (type locality: 18579)