Madtsoia madagascariensis Hoffstetter 1961 (snake)

Reptilia - Squamata - Madtsoiidae

Full reference: R. Hoffstetter. 1961. Noveaux restes d’un serpent Boidé (Madtsoia madagascariensis nov. sp.) dans le Crétacé Supérieur de Madagascar. Bulletin du Muséum national d’Historie naturelle, Série 2, Paris (33)152-160

Belongs to Madtsoia according to S. Vasile et al. 2013

See also Hoffstetter 1961, LaDuke et al. 2010, Mohabey et al. 2011 and Russell et al. 1976

Sister taxa: Madtsoia bai, Madtsoia camposi, Madtsoia pisdurensis

Type specimen: MNHN MAJ 5, a set of vertebrae (posterior trunk vertebra). Its type locality is Gite du Guide, north of Berivotra, which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the Maevarano Formation of Madagascar.



• Cretaceous of Madagascar (14 collections), Niger (1)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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