Definition of Lichanura

1. Noun. Boas of western North America.

Exact synonyms: Genus Lichanura
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Boidae, Family Boidae
Member holonyms: Lichanura Trivirgata, Rosy Boa



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lichanura

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Librium
Libya
Libyan
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Libyan Arabic
Libyan Desert
Libyan Fighting Group
Libyan Islamic Fighting Group
Libyan Islamic Group
Libyan dinar
Libyan dirham
Libyan monetary unit
Libyans
Libyc
Lichanura (current term)
Lichanura trivirgata
Lichenales
Lichenes
Lichtenstein
Lichtheim's sign
Liddell
Liddell-Sherrington reflex
Liddy
Lidgett
Lidia
Lie algebra
Lie algebras
Lie group
Liebercrat

Literary usage of Lichanura

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1. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"Lichanura.—p.. a2.—Head with large plates above; tail very blunt. ... The short tail is tapering, but ends in a rounded plate. 45.—Lichanura ..."

2. The Reptiles of Western North America: An Account of the Species Known to by John Van Denburgh (1922)
"Head covered with small scales ; tail not very blunt. Lichanura.—p.. a*. ... Lichanura Lichanura COPE, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila., 1861, p. ..."

3. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"Lichanura.—p.. a*.—Head with large plates above; tail very blunt. Charina.—p. ... The short tail is tapering, but ends in a rounded plate. 45.—Lichanura ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1898)
"The Colors of a Living Specimen of the Lower Californian Boa, Lichanura ... This specimen shows beyond doubt that Lichanura trivirgata is perfectly distinct ..."

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