Definition of Oxybelis

1. Noun. Vine snakes.

Exact synonyms: Genus Oxybelis
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Vine Snake



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxybelis

Oxford commas
Oxford movement
Oxford shoe
Oxford shoes
Oxford spelling
Oxford spellings
Oxford tie
Oxford unit
Oxfordian
Oxfordians
Oxfordshire
Oxon
Oxonian
Oxus
OxyContin
Oxybelis
Oxydendrum
Oxydendrum arboreum
Oxylebius
Oxylebius pictus
Oxyrase
Oxyrhynchite
Oxyspirura mansoni
Oxytropis
Oxytropis lambertii
Oxyura
Oxyura jamaicensis
Oxyuranus
Oxyuranus scutellatus
Oxyuridae

Literary usage of Oxybelis

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

1. Catalogue of Colubrine Snakes in the Collection of the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf G√ľnther (1858)
"Proc. Ac. Philad. 1844, p. 62, and 1854, p. 100. oxybelis ... 821- oxybelis kirtlandii, Hallow. I. c. 1857, p. 59. ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organizationby Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1831)
"oxybelis, Wag. Col. fulgidus, Daud., t. 80. Seba, ij. t. 53. Col. nasu- tus, Shaw, and Col. purpurascens, Shaw. ..."

3. Scientific Bulletin by Philadelphia Museums, Pa Commercial Museum (Philadelphia, Commercial Museum (Philadelphia, Pa.) (1899)
"... regard their characters as requiring that the //. semifasciatus be regarded as a subspecies of the same. oxybelis ARGENTEUS Daud. One specimen, No. 31. ..."

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