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Snakes is cauld bluidit legless reptiles sib tae lizards, maist snakes is thocht tae be venomfu but that isna richt acause anerly a quarter o the snakes on the warld is pushionable.

  • Vipera berus the edder or muir-edder, whiles cried a muir-eel or hill-eel
  • Anguis fragilis the slae
Snakes
Temporal range:
Late CretaceousPresent,[1] 94–0 Ma
Horned rattlesnakeSoothren hognose snakeBlue kraitEmerald tree boaSri Lanka cat snakeRingneck snakeStriped Hoose SnakeBluntheid tree snakeCorn snakeIndian cobraGress snakePacific gopher snakeGreen vine snakeCoral snakeGreen tree pythonSpiny bush viperFalse coral snakePuffin snakeSnakes Diversity.jpg
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Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Squamata
Clade: Ophidia
Suborder: Serpentes
Linnaeus, 1758
Infraorders
World distribution of snakes.svg
Approximate world distribution of snakes, all species

ReferencesEedit

  1. Hsiang, A. Y.; Field, D. J.; Webster, T. H.; Behlke, A. D.; Davis, M. B.; Racicot, R. A.; Gauthier, J. A. (2015). "The origin of snakes: Revealing the ecology, behavior, and evolutionary history of early snakes using genomics, phenomics, and the fossil record". BMC Evolutionary Biology. 15. doi:10.1186/s12862-015-0358-5. PMC 4438441 . PMID 25989795.