Definition of Ophisaurus

1. Noun. Glass lizards.

Exact synonyms: Genus Ophisaurus
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Anguidae, Family Anguidae
Member holonyms: Glass Lizard, Glass Snake, Joint Snake



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ophisaurus

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Ophelia
Opheodrys
Opheodrys aestivus
Opheodrys vernalis
Ophidiidae
Ophiodon
Ophiodon elongatus
Ophiodontidae
Ophioglossaceae
Ophioglossales
Ophioglossum
Ophioglossum pendulum
Ophiophagus hannan
Ophir
Ophisaurus (current term)
Ophiuchus
Ophryoscolecidae
Ophrys
Ophrys apifera
Ophrys insectifera
Ophrys muscifera
Ophrys sphegodes
Opiliones
Opisthobranchia
Opisthocomidae
Opisthocomus
Opisthocomus hoazin
Opisthognathidae
Opisthorchiidae

Literary usage of Ophisaurus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia and Amphibia in the British Museum (Natural by Richard Lydekker (1888)
"Limbs absent externally, or with only a rudiment of the pelvic pair ; teeth on pterygoids, and in some cases on palatines. Ophisaurus ..."

2. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1892)
"These authors represent the scapular arch as being closely similar to that of Ophisaurus. The pelvic arch differs in the slightly greater development of the ..."

3. The Batrachians and Reptiles of Indiana by Oliver Perry Hay (1892)
"We have only the following genus: Genus Ophisaurus, Baud. ... Anguis ventralis, Linnaeus, 1766, 64, ed. xii, 391; Ophisaurus ventralis, Daudin, 1803, 69, ..."

4. Proceedingsby Zoological Society of London by Zoological Society of London (1905)
"Intestinal arteries and portal of Ophisaurus, from left side .... 471 63. Renal arteries of Ophisaurus 473 64. Hepatic portal system of Ophisaurus 475 65. ..."

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