Definition of Chilomeniscus

1. Noun. Sand snakes.

Exact synonyms: Genus Chilomeniscus
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Sand Snake



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chilomeniscus

Chilean nut
Chilean peso
Chilean rimu
Chilean salad
Chilean saltpeter
Chilean strawberry
Chilean tinamou
Chilean tinamous
Chileanism
Chileans
Chilian
Chilians
Chilipoda
Chiloe
Chilomastix
Chilomeniscus
Chilomeniscus cinctus
Chilomycterus
Chilopoda
Chilopsis
Chilopsis linearis
ChiloƩ Island
Chilpancingo
Chilunda
Chimaera
Chimaera monstrosa
Chimaeridae
Chimakum
Chimaphila
Chimaphila corymbosa

Literary usage of Chilomeniscus

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

1. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"chilomeniscus, COPE, Proc. Ac. Nat. Sci. Phila., 1860, p. 339 (type stramineus). The body is stout and cylindrical, with short tail, ..."

2. The Reptiles of Western North America: An Account of the Species Known to by John van Denburgh (1922)
"This specimen was caught on a rocky hillside at an elevation of 1500 feet, four miles north of Blythe Junction. Genus 42. chilomeniscus COTE, Proc. ..."

3. Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1897)
"chilomeniscus, COPE, Proc. Ac. Nat. Sci. Phila., 1860, p. 339 (type stramineus). The body is stout and cylindrical, with short tail, ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1871)
"This genus diners from chilomeniscus, to which its technical characters are similar, ... referred to chilomeniscus Cope, of which it is the fourth species. ..."

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