Definition of Colubrid snake
1. Noun. Mostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes.
Generic synonyms: Ophidian, Serpent, Snake
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Specialized synonyms: Hoop Snake, Carphophis Amoenus, Thunder Snake, Worm Snake, Ring Snake, Ring-necked Snake, Ringneck Snake, Hognose Snake, Puff Adder, Sand Viper, Leaf-nosed Snake, Grass Snake, Green Snake, Green Snake, Racer, Whip Snake, Whip-snake, Whipsnake, Rat Snake, Arizona Elegans, Glossy Snake, Bull Snake, Bull-snake, King Snake, Kingsnake, Garter Snake, Grass Snake, Lined Snake, Tropidoclonion Lineatum, Ground Snake, Sonora Semiannulata, Eastern Ground Snake, Haldea Striatula, Potamophis Striatula, Water Snake, Red-bellied Snake, Storeria Occipitamaculata, Sand Snake, Black-headed Snake, Vine Snake, Lyre Snake, Hypsiglena Torquata, Night Snake, Drymarchon Corais, Gopher Snake, Indigo Snake
Lexicographical Neighbors of Colubrid Snake
Literary usage of Colubrid snake
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"Almost any colubrid snake makes fair progress in the water, notwithstanding the absence both of a compressed tail and of a vertical fin. ..."
2. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"Hough ton Mifflin Co., Boston.492p. Rodda, GH, and TH Fritts. 1992. The impact of the introduction of the colubrid snake Boiga ..."