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Boa constrictor, a species of superfamilia Booidea.


Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Booidea
Familiae (7): Anomochilidae - Boidae - Bolyeriidae - Cylindrophiidae - Loxocemidae - Uropeltidae - Xenopeltidae

Check: Pythonidae


Booidea Gray, 1825


Selected references[edit]

  • Hoser, R.T. 2013: Tidying up the taxonomy of the extant Booidea, including the erection and naming of two new families, the description of Acrantophis sloppi sp. nov ., a new species of ground boa from Madagascar and Candoia aspera iansimpsoni, subsp. nov ., a new subspecies of Boa from Papua New Guinea. Australasian journal of herpetology, 16: 3–8. Full article (PDF) reference page