HyperDic: family_colubridae

English > 1 sense of the expression family Colubridae:
NOUNanimalfamily Colubridae, Colubridaenonvenomous snakes
English > family Colubridae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningnonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species.
SynonymColubridae
Member ofSerpentes, suborder Serpentes, Ophidia, suborder Ophidiasnakes
MembersArizona, genus Arizonaglossy snake
Carphophis, genus Carphophisthunder snake
Chilomeniscus, genus Chilomeniscussand snakes
Chlorophis, genus ChlorophisAfrican green snakes
Coluber, genus Coluberracers
Diadophis, genus DiadophisA genus of reptiles of the family Colubridae including ringneck snakes
Drymarchon, genus DrymarchonA genus of Colubridae
Elaphe, genus ElapheNorth American rat snakes
Haldea, genus Haldeaground snakes
Heterodon, genus HeterodonA genus of small colubrid snakes containing the North American hognose snakes
Hypsiglena, genus Hypsiglenanight snakes
Lampropeltis, genus Lampropeltisking snakes and milk snakes
Masticophis, genus Masticophiswhip snakes
Natrix, genus Natrixwater snakes
Nerodia, genus NerodiaNorth American water snakes
Opheodrys, genus OpheodrysNorth American green snakes
Oxybelis, genus Oxybelisvine snakes
Phyllorhynchus, genus Phyllorhynchusleaf-nosed snakes
Pituophis, genus Pituophisbull snakes
Potamophis, genus Potamophisground snakes
Ptyas, genus PtyasAsian rat snakes
Sonora, genus Sonoraground snakes
Storeria, genus StoreriaA genus of Colubridae
Tantilla, genus Tantillablack-headed snakes
Thamnophis, genus Thamnophisgarter snakes
Trimorphodon, genus Trimorphodonlyre snakes
Tropidoclonion, genus Tropidoclonionlined snakes
colubrid snake, colubridMostly harmless temperate-to-tropical terrestrial / terrestrial or arboreal or aquatic snakes
Broaderreptile familyA family of reptiles
Spanishcolúbridos
CatalanColubridae, Colúbrid, colúbrids

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