Definition of Genus natrix
1. Noun. Water snakes; a cosmopolitan genus.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Banded Water Snake, Common Water Snake, Natrix Sipedon, Nerodia Sipedon, Water Moccasin
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Natrix
Literary usage of Genus natrix
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"THE water snakes of the genus Natrix offer some puzzling problems, not only to the systematist, but also to the student of geographical distribution. ..."
2. Elementary Textbook of Economic Zoology and Entomology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Rennie Wilbur Doane (1915)
"The common water-snake, genus Natrix, is only semi-aquatic, spending most of the time on land in the vicinity of ponds or streams. ..."
3. The Reptiles of Western North America: An Account of the Species Known to by John Van Denburgh (1922)
"... plate normally is undivided, but in rare individuals is divided as in the genus Natrix. There are no scale pits. ..."