Name: Rukwanyoka.
Phonetic: Ruk-wan-yo-kah.
Named By: J.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬McCartney,‭ ‬N.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Stevens‭ & ‬P.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬O’Connor‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.
Classification: ‭Chordata, Reptilia, Serpentes.
Species: R.‭ ‬holmani‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Tanzania‭ ‬-‭ ‬Nsungwe Formation.
Time period: Chattian of the Oligocene.
Fossil representation: Vertebrae.

       Rukwanyoka is an extinct genus of snake that lived in Africa during the Oligocene.

Further reading
-‭ ‬The Earliest Colubroid-Dominated Snake Fauna from Africa:‭ ‬Perspectives from the Late Oligocene Nsungwe Formation of Southwestern Tanzania.‭ ‬-‭ ‬PLoS ONE‭ ‬9‭(‬3‭)‬:e90415.‭ ‬-‭ ‬J.‭ ‬A.‭ ‬McCartney,‭ ‬N.‭ ‬J.‭ ‬Stevens‭ & ‬P.‭ ‬M.‭ ‬O’Connor‭ ‬-‭ ‬2014.


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