Definition of Oxybelis
1. Noun. Vine snakes.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Vine Snake
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxybelis
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 Günther (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. ..."