Pythonidae

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Pythonidae
Python molurus molurus 2.jpg
Indian python, Python molurus
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Cless: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Infraorder: Alethinophidia
Faimily: Pythonidae
Fitzinger, 1826
Synonyms
  • Pythonoidea - Fitzinger, 1826
  • Pythonoidei - Eichwald, 1831
  • Holodonta - Müller, 1832
  • Pythonina - Bonaparte, 1840
  • Pythophes - Fitzinger, 1843
  • Pythoniens - A.M.C. Duméril & Bibron, 1844
  • Holodontes - A.M.C. Duméril & Bibron, 1844
  • Pythonides - A.M.C. Duméril & Bibron, 1844
  • Pythones - Cope, 1861
  • Pythonidae - Cope, 1864
  • Peropodes - Meyer, 1874
  • Chondropythonina - Boulenger, 1879
  • Pythoninae - Boulenger, 1890
  • Pythonini - Underwood & Stimson, 1990
  • Moreliini - Underwood & Stimson, 1990[1]

The Pythonidae, commonly kent simply as pythons, frae the Greek wird python (πυθων), are a faimily o nonvenomous (tho see the section "Toxins" ablo) snakes foond in Africae, Asie an Australie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).