Definition of Sand snake

1. Noun. Small North American burrowing snake.

Generic synonyms: Colubrid, Colubrid Snake
Group relationships: Chilomeniscus, Genus Chilomeniscus
Specialized synonyms: Banded Sand Snake, Chilomeniscus Cinctus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sand Snake

sand martin
sand martins
sand mole
sand myrtle
sand olive
sand painting
sand phlox
sand rat
sand reed
sand sage
sand sedge
sand sedges
sand shark
sand snake (current term)
sand sole
sand spurry
sand stargazer
sand storm
sand storms
sand tiger
sand trap
sand traps
sand tumor
sand tumour
sand verbena
sand viper
sand wasp
sand wedge

Literary usage of Sand snake

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

1. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"It completely lacks the black and white streaked face mask of the sand snake which makes separation from this species relatively easy. ..."

2. List of the Vertebrated Animals Now Or Lately Living in the Gardens of the by London Zoo (London, England), Philip Lutley Sclater (1883)
"Hissing Sand-Snake. Hab. South Africa. a. ... Slender Sand-Snake. Hab. West Coast of Africa. ac. Presented by CB Mosse, Esq., ..."

3. Zoölogical Science: Or, Nature in Living Forms by Anna Maria (Treadwell) Redfield (1858)
"... is given in allusion to the mode in which the Black Snake kills its prey. The SAND-SNAKE ... (Gr. sand-snake ..."

4. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1901)
"Characteristic features of these inhabitants of the desert are the following:— 1. Velocity. The Lizards are slender. The Sand-snake ..."

5. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"It completely lacks the black and white streaked face mask of the sand snake which makes separation from this species relatively easy. ..."

6. List of the Vertebrated Animals Now Or Lately Living in the Gardens of the by London Zoo (London, England), Philip Lutley Sclater (1883)
"Hissing Sand-Snake. Hab. South Africa. a. ... Slender Sand-Snake. Hab. West Coast of Africa. ac. Presented by CB Mosse, Esq., ..."

7. Zoölogical Science: Or, Nature in Living Forms by Anna Maria (Treadwell) Redfield (1858)
"... is given in allusion to the mode in which the Black Snake kills its prey. The SAND-SNAKE ... (Gr. sand-snake ..."

8. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1901)
"Characteristic features of these inhabitants of the desert are the following:— 1. Velocity. The Lizards are slender. The Sand-snake ..."

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