Definition of Genus nerodia
1. Noun. North American water snakes.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nerodia
Literary usage of Genus nerodia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"... The genus nerodia — Water Snakes — has the body generally stout, tail one fourth or fifth the total length, and the scales carinated. ..."
2. Pamphlets: Natural History (1872)
"... genus nerodia, BAIRD & GIRARD. GEN. CHAR. Body generally stout, and almost all the species attaining a large size. Tail one-fifth or one-fourth of the ..."