Definition of Genus Batrachoseps
1. Noun. Slender salamanders.
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Genus
Group relationships: Family Plethodontidae, Plethodontidae
Member holonyms: Slender Salamander, Worm Salamander
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Literary usage of Genus Batrachoseps
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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"This is the third species of Salamander known to inhabit Mexico. In its characters it approaches the genus Batrachoseps Bonap. ..."
2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"This genus has many characters in common with the genus Batrachoseps; but it differs in the tail (which is twice as long as the body and head) being ..."
3. Legislative Document by New York (State). Legislature (1919)
"From the genus Batrachoseps, after which it is usually placed, it differs, according to Cope ('89), in having a prefrontal bone. ..."