Definition of Genus nerodia

1. Noun. North American water snakes.

Exact synonyms: Nerodia
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nerodia

genus Neohygrophorus
genus Neolentinus
genus Neomys
genus Neophron
genus Neotoma
genus Nepa
genus Nepenthes
genus Nepeta
genus Nephelium
genus Nephrolepis
genus Nephrops
genus Nephthytis
genus Nerita
genus Neritina
genus Nerium
genus Nerodia
genus Nesokia
genus Nestor
genus Neurospora
genus Neurotrichus
genus Nicandra
genus Nicotiana
genus Nidularia
genus Nierembergia
genus Nigella
genus Nigroporus
genus Nimravus
genus Nipa
genus Nitella
genus Nitrobacter

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 ..."

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