Definition of Elaphe

1. Noun. North American rat snakes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elaphe

Elaeocarpus
Elaeocarpus grandis
Elaeophora schneideri
Elagatis
Elagatis bipinnulata
Elaina
Elaine
Elam
Elamite
Elamites
Elamitic
Elanoides
Elanoides forficatus
Elanus
Elanus leucurus
Elaphe
Elaphe guttata
Elaphe obsoleta
Elaphurus
Elaphurus davidianus
Elastoplast
Elateridae
Elaut's triangle
Elavil
Elazig
Elba
Elbasan
Elbaz
Elbe
Elbe River

Literary usage of Elaphe

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

1. A Revision of the King Snakes: Genus Lampropeltis by Frank Nelson Blanchard (1921)
"Kennicott undoubtedly had before him specimens of elaphe laeta which is considered as somewhat different ..."

2. Publication by Michigan, Michigan Geological Survey, Geological and Biological Survey (1912)
"elaphe VULPINUS (Baird and Girard). FOX SNAKE. (PI. IX a.) Coluber vulpinus, Notestein, 1905 ... elaphe vulpinus, Ruthven, 1909a, 110; 1910, 59; 1911a, 266. ..."

3. The Reptiles of Western North America: An Account of the Species Known to by John van Denburgh (1922)
"... elaphe FITZINGER in Wagler, Descr. Icon. Amphib., Pt. 3, 1833, l«t to plate 27 (type, ... (Mocquard) YELLOW SNAKE elaphe ..."

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