Definition of Suborder serpentes
1. Noun. Snakes.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Order Squamata, Squamata
Member holonyms: Ophidian, Serpent, Snake, Colubridae, Family Colubridae, Family Typhlopidae, Typhlopidae, Family Leptotyphlopidae, Leptotyphlopidae, Boidae, Family Boidae, Elapidae, Family Elapidae, Family Hydrophidae, Hydrophidae, Family Viperidae, Viperidae, Crotalidae, Family Crotalidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suborder Serpentes
Literary usage of Suborder serpentes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Herpetology of Porto Rico by Leonhard Hess Stejneger (1904)
"Suborder SERPENTES. The snakes are but poorly represented in Porto Rico, both as to species and, at present at least, as to individuals. ..."
2. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1903)
"Suborder SERPENTES. e. Non venomous species; no pit between eye and nostril ; no fangs. /. None of the dorsal scales keeled. g. Anal plate divided. ..."
3. Ecology, Diversity and Sustainability of the Middle Rio Grande Basin edited by Deborah M. Finch, Joseph A. Tainter (1996)
"... (lizards) Squamata- suborder serpentes (snakes) Threatened, Endangered, and Candidate Species tiger salamander Plains spadefoot toad Couch's spadefoot ..."