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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Boidae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Boidae
Recognized by iNaturalist, Afghanistan Species List, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, NMNH Herpetology in DwC A, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, Egypt Species List, AnAge articles, Conabio, Conabio, Animal Diversity Web, INBio, IUCN, Afghanistan Species List, Albania Species List, Angola Species List, Armenia Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Bolivia Species List, Brazil Species List, Bulgaria Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Dominica Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Fiji Species List, France Species List, French Guiana Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Gabon Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Greece Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guinea Species List, Guyana Species List, Haiti Species List, Honduras Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Israel Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Kenya Species List, Kyrgyzstan Species List, Libya Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malaysia Species List, Mali Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Niger Species List, Nigeria Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palau Species List, Palestine Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Paraguay Species List, Philippines Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Russia Species List, Samoa Species List, Saudi Arabia Species List, Senegal Species List, Singapore Species List, Solomon Islands Species List, Somalia Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Suriname Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Tunisia Species List, Turkey Species List, Turkmenistan Species List, Uganda Species List, United Arab Emirates Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Uzbekistan Species List, Vanuatu Species List, Yemen Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, GANS 1975, and Furui 2020

Alternative Names

? angulatus Cope, 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? arenarum Douglass, 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? ermannorum Schaal & Baszio, 2004
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? stanolseni Vanzolini, 1952
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? talpivorus Cope, 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aspidoboa Sauvage 1884
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aspidopython Meyer 1874
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Boaeidae
Misspelling according to Paleobiology Database
Boella Smith & Chiszar 1992
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Boidae Gray 1825
Harvest ancestor according to EOL authors
Boinae Gray 1825
Invalid according to Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Hierarchy (subsequent name/combination)
Chilobothrus Duméril & Bibron 1844
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chrysenis Gray 1860
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cusoria Gray 1849
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Daunophis Swinton 1926
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dawsonophis Holman 1979
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Enygrus Wagler 1830
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Epicarsius Fischer 1856
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Erebophis Günther 1877
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heleionomus Gray 1842
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Homalochilus Fischer 1856
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hypaspistes Ogilby 1891
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lenhoserus Hoser 2000
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lisalia Gray 1849
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nardoana Berg 1901
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neogongylophis Tokar 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Nyctophilopython Wells & Wellington 1985
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Paraepicrates Hecht 1959
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pelophilus Duméril & Bibron 1844
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudoepicrates Auffenberg 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudogongylophis Tokar 1989
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhoptrura Peters 1858
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Shireenhoserus Hoser 2004
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Wenona Baird & Girard 1852
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Xiphosoma Wagler 1824
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

Boas
Recognized by TigerTiger and admin
true boas preferred
boa
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Albanian

Boinae preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Arabic

أصلة preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Armenian

վիշապներ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Yatağanlar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Basque

Boa preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Belarusian

удавообразные preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bulgarian

Боидни preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

Boid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Kržljonoške preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Czech

hroznýšovití preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Danish

Kvælerslange preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Dutch; Flemish

reuzenslangen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

boaedoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Estonian

Boalased preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Faroese

Kvalaraslanga preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Jättiläiskäärmeet preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

French

Boas preferred
Recognized by CITES

Georgian

მახრჩობელასებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Boas preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Greek, Modern (1453-)

Βόας preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

חנקיים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Óriáskígyófélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Icelandic

Kyrk­islöng­ur preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

ボア科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, Furui 2020, piaf, and admin

Kazakh

Жалғанаяқтылар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kurdish

Ejdehmar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latvian

žņaudzējčūsku dzimta preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Smaugliniai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

удави preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

Boaslanger preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

اژدرماران preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

dusicielowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Quechua

Amaru preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

ложноногие preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Scottish Gaelic

Boa preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Serbian

Udavi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shambala

Udavi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Veľhadovité preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Udavi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Boas preferred
Recognized by CITES

Swedish

Boaormar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tagalog

Sawa preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

วงศ์งูโบอา preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Boagiller preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

удавові preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Trăn preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azb

یاتاغانلار preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bcl

Sawa preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hak

Thai-nàm-sà preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pnb

بوا سپ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Boidae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Deuterostomia
Chordata
Vertebrata
Gnathostomata
Osteichthyes
Sarcopterygii
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Amniota
Reptilia
Eureptilia
Diapsida
Neodiapsida
Lepidosauromorpha
Lepidosauriformes
Squamata
Serpentes

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Reptilia
Squamata
664 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

IUCN

Animalia
Chordata
Reptilia
Squamata