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Blood python taxonomy


Snakes are grouped in the class reptilia with lizards, turtles, crocodiles and tuatara.

Snakes are quite different from these other species so they are grouped in the order squamata, which only includes their close relatives the lizards.

    PHYLUM AND SUBPHYLUM - CHORDATA

       CLASS AND SUBCLASS - REPTILIA

           Order Squamata

           Suborder Ophidia (Serpentes) - Snakes
              (Typhlopoidea (Scolecophidia), Henophidia (Boidea)
              Xenophidia (Colubroidea = Caenophidia))

           Infraorder Henophidia (Boidea)

           Family Boidae

                       Subfamily Boinae (Boas)

                       -  Acrantophis
                       -  Boa
                       -  Candoia
                       -  Corallus

                       Subfamily Erycinae (Sand Boas)

                       -  Calabaria
                       -  Charina
                       -  Eryx
                       -  Gongylophis

                       Subfamily Pythoninae (Pythons)

                       -  Aspidites
                       -  Antaresia
                       -  Apodora
                       -  Bothrochilus
                       -  Leiopython
                       -  Liasis
                       -  Morelia
                       -  Python

                             -  -  Python curtus brongersmai
                             -  -  Python breitensteini



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