suborder Ophidia


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Noun1.suborder Ophidia - snakessuborder Ophidia - snakes          
animal order - the order of animals
order Squamata, Squamata - diapsid reptiles: snakes and lizards
ophidian, serpent, snake - limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous
Colubridae, family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
Boidae, family Boidae - boas and pythons
Elapidae, family Elapidae - cobras; kraits; mambas; coral snakes; Australian taipan and tiger snakes
family Viperidae, Viperidae - Old World vipers
Crotalidae, family Crotalidae - New World vipers: pit vipers