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Encyclopedia > Boinae
?Boinae
Colombian Boa Constrictor, Boa constrictor imperator
Colombian Boa Constrictor, Boa constrictor imperator
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Boidae
Subfamily: Boinae
Gray, 1825

Boinae is one of three subfamilies of the family Boidae, a group of snakes commonly referred to as boas. The subfamily includes seven genera. Image File history File links Adult Columbian Boa constrictor File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Scientific classification or biological classification is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Phyla Placozoa (trichoplax) Orthonectida (orthonectids) Rhombozoa (dicyemids) Subregnum Parazoa Porifera (sponges) Subregnum Eumetazoa Radiata (unranked) (radial symmetry) Ctenophora (comb jellies) Cnidaria (coral, jellyfish, anemones) Bilateria (unranked) (bilateral symmetry) Acoelomorpha (basal) Myxozoa (slime animals) Superphylum Deuterostomia (blastopore becomes anus) Chordata (vertebrates, etc. ... {{{subdivision_ranks}}} See below Chordates (phylum Chordata) are a group of animals that includes the vertebrates, together with several closely related invertebrates. ... Orders Procolophonia (extinct) Testudines Araeoscelidia (extinct) Avicephala (extinct) Younginiformes (extinct) Sauropterygia Ichthyosauria (extinct) Placodontia (extinct) Nothosauria (extinct) Plesiosauria (extinct) Sphenodontia Squamata Prolacertiformes (extinct) Archosauria Crurotarsi Order Aetosauria Order Phytosauria Order Rauisuchia Order Crocodilia Ornithodira Pterosauria (extinct) Marasuchus (extinct) Dinosauria (extinct) Order Saurischia Order Ornithischia Reptiles are tetrapods and amniotes, animals... Suborders Lacertilia- Lizards Serpentes - Snakes Amphisbaenia - Worm lizards This article is about the Squamata order of reptiles. ... Families Acrochordidae Aniliidae Anomalepididae Anomochilidae Atractaspididae Boidae Bolyeriidae Colubridae Cylindrophiidae Elapidae Hydrophiidae Leptotyphlopidae Loxocemidae Pythonidae Tropidophiidae Typhlopidae Uropeltidae Viperidae Xenopeltidae Snakes are cold blooded legless reptiles closely related to lizards, which share the order Squamata. ... For other uses, see Boa (disambiguation). ... John Edward Gray. ... In biological classification, family (Latin: familia, plural familiae) is 1) a rank or 2) a taxon in that rank. ... For other uses, see Boa (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Snake (disambiguation). ... In biology, a genus (plural genera) is a taxonomic grouping. ...

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Genera

Species Madagascar Ground Boa Dumerils Boa Taxonomy Madagascar Ground Boa Dumerils Boa ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Species Corallus annulatus Corallus caninus Corallus cookii Corallus cropanii Corallus grenadensis Corallus hortulanus Corallus ruschenbergerii While there are numerous arboreal boas, tree boa most oftens refers to the genus Corallus. ... Species see text A Rainbow Boa, or Slender Boa, is one of several terrestrial boas, of genus Epicrates, known for their attractive patterns. ... Species See text. ...

Taxonomy

In some sources the genera Acrantophis and Sanzinia are synonymized with the genus Boa.


See also

  • Erycinae, sand boas, rubber boas, rosy boas, and calabaria.
  • Pythoninae, some sources classify Pythoninae under Boidae, others classify it under Pythonidae.

Genera Antaresia Aspidites Leiopython Liasis Morelia Python Pythonidae is a family of constricting snakes, sometimes classified as an subfamily of Boidae. ...

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