Definition of 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 Natrix
Literary usage of Natrix
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1916)
"NOTES ON THE WATER SNAKE natrix ... Reynolds, of Gulfport, Fla., who has collected a large proportion of the known specimens of natrix ..."
2. A Check List of North American Amphibians and Reptiles by Leonhard Stejneger, Thomas Barbour (1917)
"natrix grahamii (BAIRD and GIRARD) Regina grahamii BAIRD and GIRARD Cat. N. Amer. ... natrix kirtlandii (KENNICOTT) Regina kirtlandii KENNICOTT Proc. ..."
3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"The Collared Snake (Coluber natrix) in the Sea. By Dr. JE GRAY, FR8. This Snake is aquatic in its habits, often found in ponds ..."
4. The Reptiles of Western North America: An Account of the Species Known to by John Van Denburgh (1922)
"It probably is nocturnal and usually is found under stones. Grinnell mentions one found in a clover patch at about four in the afternoon. Genus 39. natrix ..."
5. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"Ononis natrix, DC. (fig. 270). Hypocotyl subterranean. Cotyledons shortly and broadly oblong, obtuse, densely hairy, 8-5 mm. long, 7 mm. broad; ..."
6. Herpetology of Japan and Adjacent Territory by Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1907)
"This genus is quite commonly known as Tropidonotus Kuhl, but the above synonymy shows how poor the status of that name is. natrix was established ..."