a.1.Pertaining to, or evincing, orthodoxy; orthodox.
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Until recently, the genus Helicops was included in the orthodoxal concept of the family Colubridae, which comprised the nonmonophyletic assemblage of all colubroids, to the exception of the families Atractaspididae, Elapidae and Viperidae (e.g.
In spite of the modem classifications mentioned above, studies focused on the venom activities of snakes species other than vipers, elapids and atractaspidids were based in the orthodoxal classification, considering species currently allocated in other families as belonging to the Colubridae sensu lato (e.g.