Definition of Genus carphophis
1. Noun. Thunder snake.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Carphophis Amoenus, Thunder Snake, Worm Snake
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Carphophis
Literary usage of Genus carphophis
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1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"genus carphophis. 1. Colouration uniform—no rings or blotches. Brown above; pink beneath. WORM SNAKE, C. amoenus. Distribution.—New England to Florida; ..."
2. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1882)
"It is somewhat nocturnal, and lives chiefly under logs and stones. genus carphophis. Gervais. Body slender, cylindrical, of nearly uniform thickness; ..."