Name: Eoconstrictor ‭(‬Dawn constrictor‭).
Phonetic: E-o-con-strik-tor.
Named By: A.‭ ‬Scanferla‭ & ‬K.‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Smith‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.
Synonyms: Palaeopython fischeri.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Serpentes,‭ ‬Boidae.
Species: E.‭ ‬fischeri‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Germany,‭ ‬Messel Pit.
Time period: Eocene.
Fossil representation: Almost complete individuals.

       Eoconstrictor is a genus of snake that lived in Europe during the Eocene.‭ ‬As a constrictor,‭ ‬Eoconstrictor would have squeezed its prey to death before swallowing them whole.

Further reading
-‭ ‬Exquisitely Preserved Fossil Snakes of Messel:‭ ‬Insight into the Evolution,‭ ‬Biogeography,‭ ‬Habitat Preferences and Sensory Ecology of Early Boas.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Diversity.‭ ‬12‭ (‬3‭)‬:‭ ‬100.‭ ‬-‭ ‬A.‭ ‬Scanferla‭ & ‬K.‭ ‬T.‭ ‬Smith‭ ‬-‭ ‬2020.


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