Definition of Genus bungarus
1. Noun. Kraits.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Elapidae, Family Elapidae
Member holonyms: Krait
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Literary usage of Genus bungarus
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1. Elements of Herpetology, and of Ichthyology: Prepared for the Use of Schools by William Samuel Waithman Ruschenberger, Henri Milne-Edwards (1846)
"Some, known in India under the name of Roch Serpents, have simple plates under the belly and tail, and constitute the genus BUNGARUS. ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"BONGAR, bon'gar, a serpent of the genus Bungarus. See KRAFT. BONGHI, Ruggero, rood-ja'ro- bon'ge, Italian scholar and publicist: b ..."
3. Text-book of Zoology for Junior Students by Henry Alleyne Nicholson (1888)
"... covering the head like a hood. A nearly allied species is the Naja haje (fig. 189) of Egypt. The genus Bungarus, including the deadly ..."