Definition of Genus Pituophis

1. Noun. Bull snakes.

Exact synonyms: Pituophis
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Bull Snake, Bull-snake



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pituophis

genus Pipturus
genus Piqueria
genus Piranga
genus Piroplasma
genus Pisanosaurus
genus Piscidia
genus Pisonia
genus Pistacia
genus Pistia
genus Pisum
genus Pithecanthropus
genus Pithecellobium
genus Pithecia
genus Pithecolobium
genus Pitta
genus Pituophis (current term)
genus Pitymys
genus Pityrogramma
genus Placuna
genus Plagianthus
genus Planera
genus Planococcus
genus Plantago
genus Plasmodiophora
genus Plasmodium
genus Platalea
genus Platanthera
genus Platanus
genus Platichthys
genus Platycerium

Literary usage of Genus Pituophis

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)
"Their Habits CLOSELY related to the fine reptiles of the preceding genus, are the Bull Snakes—genus Pituophis, which, possessing sharply pointed snouts, ..."

2. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1919)
"In 1842, Holbrook established the genus Pituophis for the eastern bull- snake, which Daudin had described, in 1803, as Coluber melanoleucus. ..."

3. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1919)
"In 1842, Holbrook established the genus Pituophis for the eastern bull- snake, which Daudin had described, in 1803, as Coluber melanoleucus. ..."

4. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"... and one extends into Massachusetts. Length twelve to thirty-six inches. The genus Pituophis contains the Pine Snake, or Bull Snake, ..."

5. Natural History: A Manual of Zoölogy for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1870)
"... and one extends into Massachusetts. Length twelve to thirty-six inches. The genus Pituophis contains the Pine Snake, or Bull Snake, P. melanoleucus, ..."

6. Outlines of Economic Zoölogy by Albert Moore Reese (1919)
"genus Pituophis, Fig. 109. The three species of this genus, found in various parts of the country, are useful since they feed largely upon destructive ..."

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