Definition of Genus masticophis

1. Noun. Whip snakes.

Exact synonyms: Masticophis
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Whip Snake, Whip-snake, Whipsnake



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Masticophis

genus Manihot
genus Manilkara
genus Manis
genus Manta
genus Mantis
genus Maranta
genus Marasmius
genus Marattia
genus Marchantia
genus Marmota
genus Marrubium
genus Marsilea
genus Martes
genus Martynia
genus Masdevallia
genus Masticophis
genus Mastigoproctus
genus Mastodon
genus Mastotermes
genus Matricaria
genus Matteuccia
genus Matthiola
genus Maxillaria
genus Maxostoma
genus Mayaca
genus Mayetiola
genus Mazama
genus Meconopsis
genus Medicago
genus Medinilla

Literary usage of Genus masticophis

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1. Pamphlets: Natural History (1872)
"The species perhaps belongs to the genus Masticophis, more dorsal rows being represented than probably belong to it. ..."

2. Chambers' Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1892)
"Whip-snake, a name given in North America to various species of the genus Masticophis (especially M. flagelliformis, the coach-whip snake, 4 to 5 feet long, ..."

3. Proceedings by Nebraska, Nebraska State Board of Agriculture, State Board of Agriculture (1892)
"Dr. Cooper also mentions specimens collected in Nebraska, bat gives neither numbers nor localities. genus masticophis, Baird & Girard. ..."

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