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  Amazon.com: Boidae: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Studies on the morphology and function of the skull in the Boidae (Serpentes) (Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College) by Thomas H Frazzetta (Unknown Binding - 1959)
The family Boidae (the boas) is a predominantly tropical family of snakes.
It was the handsomest specimen of Boidae he had ever seen-longer, he estimated than any other boa...
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Boidae&index=books&page=1   (1106 words)

  Boa - CreationWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Boidae is a taxonomic family of constrictors in the kingdom Animalia.
Boidaes diet consists mostly of birds, rodents and small mammals.
How boidae will kill there pray is camouflage them self’s into there surroundings and then weight until a animal comes by a lash out and snag there pray with there teeth and then start to constrict the life out of there pray most of the time they will crush the bones of there pray.
creationwiki.org /Boa   (498 words)

 CBN Archives - Paleontology and Evolution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Such studies have led to some genera previously considered members of the Boidae to be moved out of the family altogether.
Two previously recognized Boidae subfamilies, the Tropidophiinae (the dwarf boas, or wood snakes, of the Caribbean islands) and the Bolyeriinae (the extremely rare, oviparous Round Island boas), were moved out of the family Boidae and elevated to full family status as the Tropidophidae and Bolyeridae, respectively.
Even staying within the family Boidae, there are herpers who still insist on referring to their green tree pythons as Chondropython, or Chondros for short, even though they are now classified Moreila viridis.
coloherp.org /cb-news/archive/taxonomy/BoaPython.php   (1224 words)

 Corallus.com: References and Citations
Ecological correlates and patterns in the distribution of neotropical Boines (Serpentes: Boidae): a preliminary assessment.
Contribution to knowledge of the Serpentes from the state of Maranhao Brazil Serpentes Boidae Colubridae and Viperidae.
Meszler, R.M. Fine Structure and Organization of the IR receptor relays Lateral Descending Nucleus of V in Boidae and Nucleus Reticularis Caloris in the Rattlesnake Crotalus viridis helleri.
www.corallus.com /references.html   (848 words)

 Phylogeny   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Advanced thermoreception is found in many members of the primitive families Boidae and Pythonidae and in Crotalinae, a sub-family of the advanced family Viperidae.
The phylogenetics of the families Pythonidae and Boidae are not well understood, but it seems that thermoreception with free nerve endings near the surface of the skin evolved in Boidae and that speciallized pits were later derived in Pythonidae.
In most members of Boidae, no pits are present and the thermosensory cells lie very near the surface of the skin under the labial scales.
instruct1.cit.cornell.edu /courses/bionb424/students2004/bjp27/phylogeny.htm   (346 words)

 Boas and Pythons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The boas and pythons belong to the family Boidae which is part of the superfamily Booids.
Boas (from the family Boidae) are more widely distributed, while pythons (from the family Pythonidae) are found mostly in Eurasia.
Desert sand boas are nocturnal and hide in sand to ambush prey.
www.szgdocent.org /resource/rr/c-boa.htm   (1333 words)

 Elmwood Park Zoo >> Woma
But, since they often hunt within the burrow of their prey, there is no space for them to wrap their bodies around their victims.
Lifespan in the wild is unknown but Boidae generally live to about 30 years.
Members of the Boidae family exhibit a number of ‘primitive’ features which include the presence of a vestigial hind femur, pelvis and claw.
www.elmwoodparkzoo.org /animals/animalProfiles/reptiles/woma.html   (291 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The boa constrictor and the anaconda are the two best known snakes from the Boidae family.
The group is found generally in Central and South America, although some rare species occur in North America, southeastern Europe, Madagascar and New Guinea.
Pythons are distinguished from the boas and sand boas by some anatomical details of the skull, and by the fact that pythons are oviparous, whereas the other Boidae are ovoviparous.
home.globalcrossing.net /~brendel/boidae.html   (664 words)

 Green Anaconda
There are spurs on either side of the anal scales, which is typical of boidae.
All Anacondas are in the boidae family and the largest is the green Anaconda (Eunectes murin).
These specimens usually utilize a swift bite to hold their prey followed by a coiling of a loop or two around the main body.
home.neo.rr.com /edzoo/Scales/green_anaconda.htm   (1616 words)

 Amazon.com: Boidae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The family Boidae (the boas) is a predominantly...
AN'i) FROGS The Boas: Family Boidae Boas are primarily a South...
Python Molurus bivittatus Schlegel (Boidae) 3.75 grams 4.
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Boidae&index=blended&page=1   (882 words)

 The Probert Encyclopaedia - Animals And Plants (B)
The boa is a genus of serpents of the family Boidae.
They are distinguished by having jaws which can dilate to enable them to swallow prey thicker than themselves.
The boidae are a family of large non-venomous serpants with two mobile hooks and the rudiments of hind-legs near the anus.
www.fas.org /news/reference/probert/B1A.HTM   (7824 words)

 Boa Constructor
They are classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Reptilia, order Squamata and family Boidae.
The Boidae family includes 6 genera and 50 species of this animal.
Boidae have rudimentary legs, which prove their relationship to lizards.
www.gotpetsonline.com /boa/boa-snake/boa-constructor.html   (191 words)

 Snake Boa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Snake boa pictures can be obtained from their breeders.
The Boidae family constitutes 6 genera and 50 species of this animal.
Boidae have vestiges of legs, which prove their evolutionary relationship to lizards.
www.gotpetsonline.com /boa/brazilian-rainbow-boa/snake-boa.html   (187 words)

 snake families
These snakes families are called Boidae, Colubridae, Elapidae and Viperidae.
the family called Boidae two types of snake belong  to it and they are Pythons and Boas.
This family holds two snake records it holds the heaviest (Anaconda) and the longest (Reticulated Python).
website.lineone.net /~adam.routledge/families.htm   (184 words)

 The Anaconda, giant of the Amazon.
In this particular study, we will be delving into the Boidae family of snakes which include the
the Boidae family of giant snakes, followed closely by the reticulated python in size.
humans being consumed by the giant snakes of the Boidae family.
www.no-pest.com /Anaconda.htm   (627 words)

 Ball Python, Python regius (color form), Family: Boidae
Since the 1990's the exciting development of various color forms of the Ball Python has created quite a stir, with the Albino Ball Python a favorite!
Of the Boidae family of snakes, pythons and constrictors, the most extensive color forms discovered and developed have been with the Ball Python Python regius.
The Albino Ball Python, the classic albino sometimes referred to as the T-Albino, is the best known color form of the Ball Python.
animal-world.com /encyclo/reptiles/snakes/AlbinoBallPython.php   (1672 words)

 Palaeos Vertebrates 260.400 Pythonomorpha: Macrostomata
Phylogeny: Macrostomata: (Pachyophiidae + (Boidae + Caenophidia)) + *.
Links: Faiyum introduction; fossili (Italian); Faiyum 2nd; News in Science 27/01/00 First snakes may have come from the water (Wonambi); A twist in the tail of snake evolution (
Phylogeny: Macrostomata::: Boidae + *: Acrochordoidea + Colubroidea.
www.palaeos.com /Vertebrates/Units/Unit260/260.400.html   (385 words)

 Find in a Library: Death of Boa constrictor amarali (serpentes, boidae) after ingestion of a tree porcupine (rodentia)
Find in a Library: Death of Boa constrictor amarali (serpentes, boidae) after ingestion of a tree porcupine (rodentia)
Death of Boa constrictor amarali (serpentes, boidae) after ingestion of a tree porcupine (rodentia)
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worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/58134653c15a7316a19afeb4da09e526.html   (86 words)

 Definition of boidae - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
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 Boinae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boinae is one of three subfamilies of the family Boidae, a group of snakes commonly referred to as boas.
Pythoninae, some sources classify Pythoninae under Boidae, others classify it under Pythonidae.
This page was last modified 19:50, 25 November 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boinae   (86 words)

 Boidae - Dictionnaire Français-Anglais WordReference.com
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 rubber boa, Charina bottae (Squamata: Boidae) @ Invasive.org
rubber boa, Charina bottae (Squamata: Boidae) @ Invasive.org
Reptilia > Squamata > Boidae > Charina bottae (Blainville, 1835)
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www.invasive.org /browse/subimages.cfm?sub=12861   (72 words)

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