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Boidae (boas and pythons)

Wikipedia Abstract

Boidae (Common names: boas, boids, boioids) is a family of nonvenomous snakes found in America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and some Pacific Islands. Relatively primitive snakes, adults are medium to large in size, with females usually larger than the males. Two subfamilies, comprising eight genera and 43 species, are currently recognized.
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Acrantophis (Ground boa) (2)
Boa (boa constrictors and boas) (2)   (1)
Calabaria (African burrowing python) (1)
Candoia (ground boas, keel-scaled boas, and Pacific Island boas) (5)
Charina (rosy boa and rubber boa) (2)
Chilabothrus (10)   (1)
Corallus (neotropical tree boas) (9)   (2)
Epicrates (rainbow boas and slender boas) (5)
Eryx (12)
Eunectes (anacondas) (4)
Exiliboa (1)
Lichanura (2)
Sanzinia (Tree boa) (2)
Ungaliophis (2)

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