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Table 1 Detailed measurements of the type specimens of the species discussed in this paper

From: Taxonomic revision of the snakes of the genera Palaeopython and Paleryx (Serpentes, Constrictores) from the Paleogene of Europe

Species Specimen Position in the vertebral column CL NAW CL/NAW NSPL NSPL/CL PR-PR CoH CoW ZW ZW/CoW NAH hPO-PO NAH/hPO-PO
Palaeopython cadurcensis MNHN.F QU16318 (lectotype) Mid-trunk (one of the string) c. 12.09 c. 18.48 0.65 c. 6.75 0.56 NA NA NA NA 1.17 NA NA 0.40
Palaeopython ceciliensis GMH Ce I-2978-1926 (holotype) Mid-trunk NA NA NA NA NA NA 6.14 6.89 8.54 1.24 NA NA NA
Palaeopython helveticus PIMUZ A/III 634 (holotype) Mid-trunk 10.5 14.75 0.71 5.30 0.50 18.0 5.39 6.12 7.3 1.19 NA NA NA
Paleryx rhombifer NHMUK PV OR 25259 (holotype) Mid-trunk 8.36 9.33 0.90 4.00 0.48 14.39 4.73 5.30 5.51 1.04 2.79 7.36 0.38
Paleryx depressus NHMUK PV OR 25261(1) (lectotype) Mid-trunk NA NA NA NA NA NA 1.77 2.81 2.88 1.02 0.94 3.44 0.27
Paleryx depressus NHMUK PV OR 25261(2) (paralectotype) Posterior trunk 5.10 5.52 0.92 NA NA 8.55 2.63 3.01 3.18 1.06 0.79 3.72 0.21
Messelopython freyi SMNK-ME 461 (holotype) Mid-trunk c. 4.66 4.60 1.01 1.94 0.42 7.22 NA 2.80 3.01 1.08 1.34 3.02 0.44
Palaeopythonneglectus MNHN.F QU16326 (lectotype) Mid-trunk 6.08 6.98 0.87 3.41 0.56 10.82 3.56 3.68 4.99 1.36 c. 2.36 5.27 0.45
Eoconstrictor fischeri SMF-ME 929 (holotype) Mid-trunk (one of the string) 7.64 8.15 0.94 3.56 0.47 12.94 4.08 4.10 5.54 1.35 2.66 6.70 0.40
Eoconstrictor spinifer comb. nov GMH Ce I-2979-1926 (part of lectotype) Anterior trunk 8.12 7.34 1.11 3.11 0.38 11.09 3.19 3.85 4.64 1.21 2.66 5.59 0.48
Phosphoroboa filholii comb. nov MNHN.F QU16322 (holotype) Posterior trunk 10.36 9.95 1.04 4.92 0.47 18.05 5.19 5.82 7.14 1.23 3.10 9.00 0.34
  1. Note that the dimensions of the now lost lectotype of Paleryx cayluxi are not listed. All measurements in mm. For abbreviations, see “Material and methods