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Boidae

A family of snakes comprising the boas, anacondas, and pythons. They occupy a variety of habitats through the tropics and subtropics and are arboreal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Analysis of the genomes and transcriptomes of snake species with homomorphic and heteromorphic sex chromosomes reveals the… Expand
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Background DNA barcoding of non-avian reptiles based on the cytochrome oxidase subunit I (COI) gene is still in a very early… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Re‐evolution of lost complex morphological characters has been proposed for several characters, including insect wings, limbs… Expand
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
On the basis of structural data, it has been previously assumed that the integument of snakes consists of a hard, robust… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The legless locomotion of snakes requires specific adaptations of their ventral scales to maintain friction force in different… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Since the early 1970s, boine snakes (Boidae: Boinae) have served as a prime example of a group whose current distribution was… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
In many species the high energetic demands of reproduction induce a negative energy balance, and thus females must rely on tissue… Expand
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2001
2001
The middle Palaeocene of Sao Jose de Itaborai (State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) has produced a rich and diverse fauna of boid… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Over the past decade it has become abundantly clear that levels of predation on lemurs are much higher than previously surmised… Expand
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Highly Cited
1966
Highly Cited
1966
Heads of the boid snakes Python sebae and Python molurus were dissected and the arthrology, myology and dentition studied. Living… Expand