Definition of Genus Ophisaurus
1. Noun. Glass lizards.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Anguidae, Family Anguidae
Member holonyms: Glass Lizard, Glass Snake, Joint Snake
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Literary usage of Genus Ophisaurus
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1. Medical and Physical Researches: Or, Original Memoirs in Medicine, Surgery by Richard Harlan (1835)
"1st GENUS. OPHISAURUS. 2d GENUS. ventralis.—1. COLUBER. obsoletus. constrictor. testaceus. ordinatus. parietalis. filiformis. flagelliformis. sipedon. ..."
2. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus Ophisaurus is represented by the Glass- snake, 0. ventralis, Daud., of the Southern and Western States, which is twenty to forty inches long, ..."
3. The Batrachians and Reptiles of Indiana by Oliver Perry Hay (1892)
"We have only the following genus: Genus OPHISAURUS, Baud. Ophisaurus, Daudin, 1803, 69, vii, 346; Boulenger, 1885, 29, ii, 281; ..."