Definition of Chilomeniscus cinctus

1. Noun. A sand snake of southwestern United States; lives in fine to coarse sand or loamy soil in which it 'swims'; banding resembles that of coral snakes.

Exact synonyms: Banded Sand Snake
Generic synonyms: Sand Snake



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chilomeniscus Cinctus

Chilean peso
Chilean rimu
Chilean salad
Chilean saltpeter
Chilean strawberry
Chilean tinamou
Chilean tinamous
Chileanism
Chileans
Chilian
Chilians
Chilipoda
Chiloe
Chilomastix
Chilomeniscus
Chilomeniscus cinctus
Chilomycterus
Chilopoda
Chilopsis
Chilopsis linearis
Chiloé Island
Chilpancingo
Chilunda
Chimaera
Chimaera monstrosa
Chimaeridae
Chimakum
Chimaphila
Chimaphila corymbosa
Chimaphila umbellata

Literary usage of Chilomeniscus cinctus

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1. The Reptiles of Western North America: An Account of the Species Known to by John van Denburgh (1922)
"No transverse dark bands or rings ; brownish or yellowish with brown dots on individual scales. C. stramineus.—p. 874. 197. chilomeniscus cinctus Cope ..."

2. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1919)
"... Thamnophis marcianus (Baird & Girard) chilomeniscus cinctus Cope Sonora occipital is (Hallowell) Sonora episcopa (Kennicott) Lampropeltis conjuncta Cope ..."

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