Definition of Genus diadophis

1. Noun. A genus of reptiles of the family Colubridae including ringneck snakes.

Exact synonyms: Diadophis
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Ring Snake, Ring-necked Snake, Ringneck Snake



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Diadophis

genus Dennstaedtia
genus Dentaria
genus Deparia
genus Dermacentor
genus Dermatobia
genus Dermochelys
genus Derris
genus Descurainia
genus Desmanthus
genus Desmidium
genus Desmodium
genus Desmodus
genus Desmograthus
genus Deutzia
genus Diacalpa
genus Diadophis
genus Dialeurodes
genus Dianthus
genus Diapensia
genus Diapheromera
genus Dicamptodon
genus Dicentra
genus Diceros
genus Dichondra
genus Dicranopteris
genus Dicranum
genus Dicrostonyx
genus Dictamnus
genus Dictostylium

Literary usage of Genus diadophis

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)
"... RING-NECKED SNAKES genus diadophis Small, Smooth-scaled Serpents with Characteristic Markings THE genus Diadophis is composed of four, small species. ..."

2. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"... B. & G., of the Pacific Slope, which is brown, with two longitudinal light bands, below which is a series of black dots. The genus diadophis ..."

3. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus diadophis — Ring-necked Snakes — has the head distinct, body slender, color uniform, with a light ring on the occipital region ; length ten to ..."

4. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1882)
"genus diadophis. Baird and Girard. Body elender, elongated ; head rather short and broad ; teeth equal, smooth ; cephalic plates normal; ..."

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