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- proper n. A taxonomic suborder within the order Squamata — the snakes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the Linnean system, the second order of the third class (Amphibia), containing limbless reptiles referred to six genera, Crotalus, Boa, Coluber, Anguis, Amphisbæna, and Cæcilia, the first three of which are properly serpents, or Ophidia, the fourth and fifth are lizards, or Lacertilia, and the sixth is amphibian. See Amphibia, 2 .
- n. Same as Ophidia.
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- n. snakes
In Eleven new species of snakes of the genus Typhlops (Serpentes: Typhlopidae) from Hispaniola and Cuba.
In 1996 the species was redescribed as the Xenotyphlops grandidieri in Redescription of a Rare Malagasy Blind Snake, Typhlops grandidieri Mocquard, with Placement in a New Genus (Serpentes: Typhlopidae) V. Wallach, Ivan Ineich Journal of Herpetology, Vol. 30, No. 3 (Sep., 1996), pp. 367-376
Get an eyeful of this: a new species of giant spitting cobra from eastern and north-eastern Africa (Squamata: Serpentes: Elapidae: Naja)
A new species of Dendrelaphis (Serpentes: Colubridae) from Southeast Asia - Gernot Vogel and Johan Van Rooijen detail the species and give it the designation Dendrelaphis kopsteini.
The status and natural history of the Rennell Island sea krait, Laticauda crockeri (Serpentes: Laticauda).
Population demography of Arafura filesnakes (Serpentes: Acrochordidae) in tropical Australia.
Triceratolepidophis sieversorum, a new genus and species of pitviper (Reptilia: Serpentes: Viperidae: Crotalinae) from Vietnam.
A new species of the sea snake genus Hydrophis (Serpentes: Elapidae) from the river in West Kalimantan (Indonesia, Borneo).
Notes on the Australian sea-snake Ephalophis greyi M. Smith (Serpentes: Elapidae, Hydrophiinae) and the origin and classification of sea-snakes.
Relationships of the laticaudine sea snakes (Serpentes: Elapidae: Laticaudinae).