Definition of Genus diadophis
1. Noun. A genus of reptiles of the family Colubridae including ringneck snakes.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Ring Snake, Ring-necked Snake, Ringneck Snake
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Diadophis
Literary usage of Genus diadophis
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1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"... RING-NECKED SNAKES genus diadophis Small, Smooth-scaled Serpents with Characteristic Markings THE genus Diadophis is composed of four, small species. ..."
2. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"... B. & G., of the Pacific Slope, which is brown, with two longitudinal light bands, below which is a series of black dots. The genus diadophis ..."
3. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus diadophis — Ring-necked Snakes — has the head distinct, body slender, color uniform, with a light ring on the occipital region ; length ten to ..."
4. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1882)
"genus diadophis. Baird and Girard. Body elender, elongated ; head rather short and broad ; teeth equal, smooth ; cephalic plates normal; ..."