Definition of Pythonidae

1. Noun. In some classifications a family separate from Boidae comprising Old World boas.

Exact synonyms: Family Pythonidae
Generic synonyms: Reptile Family



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pythonidae

Pythiaceae
Pythian
Pythian Apollo
Pythian Games
Pythias
Pythium debaryanum
Pythius
Python
Python molurus
Python reticulatus
Python sebae
Python variegatus
Pythonesque
Pythoness
Pythonesses
Pythonidae (current term)
Pythoninae
Pyu
Pyxidanthera
Pyxidanthera barbulata
Pyxis
Pœuilly
Pärnu
Pædion
Pæonia
Père David's deer
Père David's deers
Pécs
Périgord pie
Périgord pies

Literary usage of Pythonidae

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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. ..."

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