Boidae

Lower Classification

This family is classified into 5 subfamilies, and 13 genera –

1. Boinae (True boas)

  • BoaT (Boa constrictors, 2 species)
  • Corallus (Neotropical tree boas, 9 species)
  • Epicrates (Rainbow boas, 5 species)
  • Chilabothrus (Greater Antillean boas, 13 species)
  • Eunectes (Anacondas, 4 species)
  • Titanoboa

2. Calabariinae

  • Calabaria (Monotypic species: Calabar python)

3. Candoiinae (Bevel-nosed boas)

  • Candoia (Bevel-nosed boas/keel-scaled boas)

4. Erycinae (Old World sand boas)

  • Charina (Rubber boas/rosy boas, 3 species)
  • EryxT (Old World sand boas, 9 species)
  • Gongylophis (Sand boas, 3 species)

5. Sanziniinae (Madagascan boas)

  • Acrantophis (2 species)
  • Sanzinia (2 species)