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.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chilomeniscus Cinctus
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 ..."