Definition of Thamnophis
1. Noun. Garter snakes.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Garter Snake, Grass Snake
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thamnophis
Literary usage of Thamnophis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"Later on in the paper, in his "Discussion of Origins," he gives his reasons for believing that the genus thamnophis had its origin in northern Mexico, ..."
2. The Barnacles (Cirripedia) Contained in the Collections of the U.S. National by Henry Augustus Pilsbry (1907)
"Distribution of thamnophis marcianus, as indicated by the locality records 62 23. Habitat of thamnophis radix and T. sirtalis parietalis. ..."
3. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"Habits.—Unknown, but similar, doubtless, to those of P. catenifer. Genus 36. thamnophis. thamnophis, FITZINGER, Syst. Rept., 1843, p. ..."