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  Reptiles: Acrochordidae
Observations sur l'osteologie et la classification des Acrochordidae (Serpentes).
Population demography of Arafura filesnakes (Serpentes: Acrochordidae) in tropical Australia.
Miller, M.J. Notes on the natural history of the family Acrochordidae and maintenance of the marine file snake, Chersydrus granulatus (Schneider, 1799), in captivity.
www.herper.com /snakearticles/acro.html   (317 words)

  Acrochordidae - TheBestLinks.com - Australia, Animal, Chordate, Indonesia, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Acrochordidae - TheBestLinks.com - Australia, Animal, Chordate, Indonesia,...
Acrochordidae, Australia, Animal, Chordate, Indonesia, Python, Species, Snake...
Acrochordidae is a family of 3 species of primitive henophidian snakes (a group also containing boas, pythons, and other such "primitive" snakes) from the Australian and Indonesian [region]s.
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 Amazon.com: Acrochordidae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
(A) Snakes ^ Typhlopidae ^ Acrochordidae ^ Elapidae 100, ~ 75...
Boidae Pythons; boas; 60 woodsnakes Acrochordidae Wart snakes 2 Colubridae Terrestrial,...
The wart or file snakes (Acrochordidae) are adapted to aquatic life,...
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 Acrochordidae Information
Acrochordidae is a family of three species of primitive xenophidian snakes from the Australian and Indonesian regions.
All are entirely aquatic, lacking the broad belly-scales found in most other snakes and possessing dorsally located eyes.
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 Acrochordidae - Acrochordidae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
We have compiled many new Acrochordidae resources to help you find the Acrochordidae your looking for.
Acrochordidae is a family of three species of primitive xenophidian snakes from the Australian and Indonesian regions.
Numerous attempts have been made by both zoos and private reptile collectors to keep them, but in all cases, they have been reluctant to feed and prone to skin infections.
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 snake --
The maximun life spam of a snake is 20 years but some have lived to 30.
There are 10 familes of snakes and they are colubridae, boidae, typhlopidae, leptotyphlopidae, viperidae, elapidae, hydrophiidae, uropeltidae, anilidae, xenopeltidae, and acrochordidae.
They use their forked like tongue to smell and taste.
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 Wart Snakes (from snake) --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
The wart snakes (family Acrochordidae) are extremely stout-bodied, aquatic species with tiny eyes, small scales that are of equal size all over the body, and loose, baggy skin.
(genus Acrochordus), either of two species of fish-eating aquatic snakes of the Far East, constituting the family Acrochordidae, which is sometimes considered a subfamily of the Colubridae.
Wart snakes have thick bodies, loose skins, tiny pyramidal scales that extend across the belly, and valves that close off the mouth and nostrils under water.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-208154   (828 words)

 Bangkok Post, Thailand : The secret life of Snakes
These living rags are non-venomous and feed on fish.
Scientifically named Acrochordus granulatus, the species belongs to a small family of aquatic snakes called Acrochordidae.
Of the world's three known members of this family, two species occur in Thailand _ the other one is the better known elephant-trunk snake (A. javanicus).
www.ecologyasia.com /news-archives/2003/jun-03/bangkokpost_030616_1.htm   (1107 words)

The family Acrochordidae consists of a single genus, Acrochordus.
All three species are marked chiefly by their very loose skin, which hangs in folds and has granular scales.
The Acrochordidae section of the EMBL reptile database provided useful information regarding distributions and the history of recent taxonomic changes.
www.cyberlizard.plus.com /acrochordus.htm   (493 words)

 Acrochordidae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
: The systematic status of the Acrochordidae has been unclear for many years: some authors placed them within the colubrids (as a subfamily), others such as UNDERWOOD (1967) placed them within the Henophidia.
More recent authors placed the acrochordids within the caenophidian radiation (GROOMBRIDGE 1984, RIEPPEL 1988).
Murphy, J.C. An overview of the Asian file snakes, family Acrochordidae.
www.embl-heidelberg.de /~uetz/families/Acrochordidae.html   (228 words)

 Elephant Miscellany
Giant mammals like this were common in South America before the Panama isthmus closed at the end of the Ice Age, when most of them--including Megatherium--became extinct.
A thick-bodied fish-eating aquatic snake belonging to the family Acrochordidae (2 species), having valves that close the mouth and nostrils when under water.
The brown Javan wart snake (Acrochordus javanicus), also known as the elephant's-trunk snake, is 1.2 m long and occurs in rivers and coastal waters of Australia and SE Asia.
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 Komodo Dragon - File Snakes Resource Page - Acrochordidae Family of Snakes
Komodo Dragon - File Snakes Resource Page - Acrochordidae Family of Snakes
File Snakes are small and unusual water snakes with minute rasp-like scales.
File Snakes are entirely acquatic and can stay submerged for very long periods of time.
www.komododragon.biz /AcrochordidaeFamilyOfSnakes   (51 words)

 Kingsnake.com - Herpforum - JAVA CURE?
To any amature with the wild hair to keep acrochordidae lets say don't.
I discovered a small group of acrochordidae live in Florida all seen as fungus free.
Other than temp and relative water features this area of Florida has one thing in common with Indonesia.
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 Amazon.com: "advanced snakes": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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