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Reptilia - Squamata - Pythonidae
It was reranked as the family Pythonidae by Cope (1871), Cope (1875), Zittel (1890) and Vidal and Hedges (2002).
It was assigned to Alethinophidia by Fitzinger (1826); to Peropoda by Cope (1871) and Cope (1875); to Ophidia by Zittel (1890); to Boidae by Kuhn (1946); to Henophidia by Vidal and Hedges (2002); to Booidea by Scanlon (2001) and Lee and Scanlon (2002); and to Macrostomata by Longrich et al. (2012).
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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.