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Title: Alethinophidia  
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Grass snake, Natrix natrix
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Clade: Ophidia
Suborder: Serpentes
Infraorder: Alethinophidia
Nopcsa, 1923
Common names: advanced snakes.

The Alethinophidia are an infraorder of snakes that includes all snakes other than blind snakes and thread snakes. Currently, 15 families are recognized, including 9 subfamilies and 316 genera.[1]

See also


  1. ^ "Alethinophidia".  

External links

  • Alethinophidia at Palaeos. Accessed 14 August 2007.
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