Definition of Genus ancistrodon

1. Noun. Copperheads.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ancistrodon

genus Anacardium
genus Anacyclus
genus Anadenanthera
genus Anagallis
genus Anagasta
genus Anagyris
genus Ananas
genus Anaphalis
genus Anarhichas
genus Anas
genus Anasa
genus Anastatica
genus Anastomus
genus Anatotitan
genus Anchusa
genus Ancistrodon
genus Ancylus
genus Andira
genus Andreaea
genus Andrena
genus Andricus
genus Andromeda
genus Andropogon
genus Andryala
genus Aneides
genus Anemia
genus Anemone
genus Anemonella
genus Anemopsis
genus Anethum

Literary usage of Genus ancistrodon

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

1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"The genus Ancistrodon is composed of ten species, seven of which inhabit Central Asia generally, though some also extend northward into Siberia, ..."

2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1891)
"... dentition occurs upon the parasphenoid bone, and is precisely similar to that of the last-named genus. Ancistrodon fissuratus (Winkler). 1852. ..."

3. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus ancistrodon has the tail without a rattle, and loral plates present. The Copperhead, A. contortrix, B. & G., of the Southern ..."

4. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"... of the Prairies, is twenty to thirty inches long. The genus ancistrodon has the tail without a rattle and loral plates present. ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1884)
"That serpents of the genus Ancistrodon are not the only ones whose poison seems to act in the manner related, the following case, reported in the Med. ..."

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