Definition of Genus Ophisaurus

1. Noun. Glass lizards.

Exact synonyms: Ophisaurus
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Anguidae, Family Anguidae
Member holonyms: Glass Lizard, Glass Snake, Joint Snake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ophisaurus

genus Ondatra
genus Oniscus
genus Onobrychis
genus Onoclea
genus Ononis
genus Onopordon
genus Onopordum
genus Onosmodium
genus Onychium
genus Onychogalea
genus Onychomys
genus Opheodrys
genus Ophiodon
genus Ophioglossum
genus Ophiophagus
genus Ophisaurus (current term)
genus Ophrys
genus Opisthocomus
genus Opuntia
genus Orbignya
genus Orchestia
genus Orchis
genus Orcinus
genus Oreamnos
genus Orectolobus
genus Oreopteris
genus Oreortyx
genus Origanum
genus Oriolus
genus Orites

Literary usage of Genus Ophisaurus

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

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; ..."

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