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Family Pythonidae Fitzinger 1826 (python)

Amniota - Serpentes

Alternative spelling: Pythoninae

Parent taxon: Henophidia according to N. Vidal and S. B. Hedges 2002

Sister taxa: Bolyeriidae, Calabariidae, Helagras, Loxocemidae, Xenopeltidae

Subtaxa: Liasis, Montypythonoides

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore