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Henophidia
Indian python, Python molurus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Superfamily: Henophidia

Henophidia is a superfamily of the suborder Serpentes (snakes) that contains boas, pythons and other snakes. Snakes belonging to superfamily Henophidia are considered to be more primitive than those belonging to the other superfamilies - namely, Typhlopoidea and Xenophidia.

Etymology

Henophidia comes from the Greek heno- meaning one[1] and -ophidia meaning serpent.[2]

Families

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Henophidia

  1. a taxonomic superfamily, within suborder Serpentes - the boas, pythons and similar snakes
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See also

  • Aniliidae
  • Anomochilidae
  • Boidae
  • Bolyeriidae
  • Cylindrophiidae
  • Loxocemidae
  • Tropidophiidae
  • Uropeltidae
  • Xenopeltidae

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Wikispecies

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Taxonavigation

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Reptilia
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Henophidia
Superfamiliae: Booidea


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