Definition of Hypsiglena

1. Noun. Night snakes.

Exact synonyms: Genus Hypsiglena
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Hypsiglena Torquata, Night Snake



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypsiglena

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Hyphantria
Hyphantria cunea
Hyphomyces destruens
Hypnos
Hypochaeris
Hypochaeris radicata
Hypochoeris
Hypocreaceae
Hypodermatidae
Hypopachus
Hypopitys
Hypoxidaceae
Hypoxis
Hypoxis hirsuta
Hypsiglena
Hypsiglena torquata
Hypsiprymnodon
Hypsiprymnodon moschatus
Hyracotherium
Hyrcanian
Hyrtl's anastomosis
Hyrtl's epitympanic recess
Hyrtl's foramen
Hyrtl's loop
Hyrtl's sphincter
Hyssopus
Hyssopus officinalis
Hystricidae
Hystricomorpha

Literary usage of Hypsiglena

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)
"Genus hypsiglena. Gray or yellow; dark brown blotches on back and two alternating series on sides. A band through each eye to neck; a central band between ..."

2. The Reptiles of Western North America: An Account of the Species Known to by John Van Denburgh (1922)
"... west of Alamogordo, New Mexico, and one secured in Montezuma Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, Cochise County Arizona. Genus 38. hypsiglena ..."

3. Synopsis of the North American Syrphidae by Samuel Wendell Williston (1886)
"Phila., 1875, p. 141. Costa Rica, Gabb, ran Patten. hypsiglena Cope. Proc. Acad. ... A. "Nicaragua and Laguna," Colima, Xantus. hypsiglena DISCOLOR G√ľnther ..."

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