Definition of Diadophis
1. Noun. A genus of reptiles of the family Colubridae including ringneck snakes.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Ring Snake, Ring-necked Snake, Ringneck Snake
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diadophis
Literary usage of Diadophis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Check List of North American Amphibians and Reptiles by Leonhard Stejneger, Thomas Barbour (1917)
"diadophis punctatus (LINNE) Coluber punctatus LINNE Syst. ... diadophis regalis BAIRD and GIRARD diadophis regalis BAIRD and GIRARD Cat. N. Amer. ..."
2. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1881)
"Popenoe, and collected by him at Topeka, represent this sub-species, but with the dorsal scales in seventeen rows. diadophis ..."