Definition of Pythonidae
1. Noun. In some classifications a family separate from Boidae comprising Old World boas.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pythonidae
Literary usage of Pythonidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... has the sa,me distribution but extends to tropical Africa; Epicrates and Corallus (Pythonidae) are Neotropical and Antillean; ..."
2. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... and four Pythonidae. The Neotropical has about 24, belonging to eight families; ten are Colubridae, six Pythonidae, ..."
3. Text-book of Paleontology by Karl Alfred von Zittel (1902)
"Sheppey and Bracklesham, England, and Guise la Mothe France, are ascribed to marine Pythonidae which may have attained a length of 6 m. ..."