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Name Dinilysia
Order Dinilysiidae
Class Reptilia
Period Late Cretaceous (89-86 mya)
Location South America
Diet Carnivore
Size 6-10 Feet

Dinilysia is an extinct genus of snake from the Late Cretaceous (Coniacian) of South America. It comes from the family Diniysiidae.


In popular Culture

  • The Dinilysia was seen in Walking with Dinosaurs, where it was live acted by a boa constrictor “also called the red-tailed boa or the common boa” named tony
  • A Dinilysia was going to appear in The Land Before Time, but it was cut in the storyboard stage.


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