Definition of Genus tantilla
1. Noun. Black-headed snakes.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Black-headed Snake
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tantilla
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 ..."