Definition of Genus tantilla

1. Noun. Black-headed snakes.

Exact synonyms: Tantilla
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Black-headed Snake



Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tantilla

genus Tacca
genus Tachyglossus
genus Tachypleus
genus Tadarida
genus Tadorna
genus Taenia
genus Tagetes
genus Talinum
genus Tamandua
genus Tamarindus
genus Tamarix
genus Tamias
genus Tamiasciurus
genus Tamus
genus Tanacetum
genus Tantilla
genus Tapirus
genus Taraktagenos
genus Taraktogenos
genus Taraxacum
genus Taricha
genus Tarpon
genus Tarrietia
genus Tarsius
genus Taurotragus
genus Tautoga
genus Tautogolabrus
genus Taxidea
genus Taxodium
genus Taxus

Literary usage of Genus tantilla

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"Distribution.—Central America and Mexico, northward into southern Texas. The Genus Tantilla—the Black-headed Snakes: In the number of species, Tantilla is a ..."

2. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus tantilla is represented by T. coronata, B. & G., of Mississippi, which has the body reddish brown, with a black band across the neck above; ..."

3. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus tantilla is represented by T. coronata, B. & G., of Mississippi, which has the body reddish brown, with a black band across the neck above ..."

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