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Acrochordidae

Reptilia - Squamata - Acrochordidae

Taxonomy
Acrochordidae was named by Bonaparte (1840). It is extant.

It was reranked as the subfamily Acrochordinae by Kuhn (1966).

It was assigned to Colubroidea by Cope (1871) and Cope (1875); to Colubridae by Kuhn (1966); to Acrochordoidea by Carroll (1988); to Serpentes by Frank and Ramus (1996); to Caenophidia by Vidal and Hedges (2002); and to Macrostomata by Longrich et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Acrochordidae Bonaparte
1871Achrochordidae Cope p. 238
1875Achrochordidae Cope p. 22
1966Acrochordinae Kuhn p. 66
1988Acrochordidae Carroll
1996Acrochordidae Frank and Ramus
2002Acrochordidae Vidal and Hedges p. 983
2012Acrochordidae Longrich et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
suborderOphidia(Latreille 1804)
Serpentes(Linnaeus 1758)
infraorderAlethinophidia
Macrostomata
superfamilyBooideaGray 1825
Caenophidia
familyAcrochordidaeBonaparte 1840
familyAcrochordidaeBonaparte 1840

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available