Definition of Callophis

1. Noun. Asian coral snakes.

Exact synonyms: Calliophis, Genus Calliophis, Genus Callophis
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Elapidae, Family Elapidae
Member holonyms: Asian Coral Snake



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Callophis

Callisto
Callistoan
Callistonian
Callithricidae
Callitrichaceae
Callitriche
Callitris
Callitris calcarata
Callitris cupressiformis
Callitris endlicheri
Callitris glauca
Callitris glaucophylla
Callitris parlatorei
Callitris quadrivalvis
Callitroga
Callophis
Callorhinus
Callorhinus ursinus
Callum
Calluna
Calluna vulgaris
Calmette-Guerin bacillus
Calmette-Guerin vaccine
Calmette test
Calmuck
Calmucks
Calnada pea
Calocarpum
Calocarpum zapota
Calocedrus

Literary usage of Callophis

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

1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1869)
"He found them first in callophis intestinalis, Laur. (Elaps furcatus, Schneid.), whilst engaged in an investigation of the position of the ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1901)
"callophis.—With only thirteen rows of smooth scales. The head is small, not distinct from the neck. The small eye has a round pupil. ..."

3. Darwinism: An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection, with Some of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1891)
"... while some species of the genus callophis (belonging to the same family as the American Elaps) have large poison fangs, other species of the same genus ..."

4. The Nineteenth Century (1889)
"callophis.—This genus has several species in different parts of India, which are all more or less brilliantly coloured. They are not •aggressive, ..."

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