Agkistrodon


Agkistrodon
Ag·kis·tro·don (ag-kisґtrə-don) [Gr. ankistron fishhook + Gr. odous tooth] a genus of venomous snakes of the family Crotalidae. A. contorґtrix is the copperhead of North America and A. pisciґvorus is the water moccasin or cottonmouth of North America. The Southeast Asian species A. rhodostoґma has been renamed Calloselasma rhodostoma. Called also Ancistrodon. See table at snake.

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  • Agkistrodon — n. a genus of snakes comprising the copperheads. Syn: genus {Agkistrodon}, Ancistrodon, genus {Ancistrodon}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Agkistrodon — Taxobox name = Agkistrodon image caption = Copperhead, A. contortrix regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata classis = Reptilia ordo = Squamata subordo = Serpentes familia = Viperidae subfamilia = Crotalinae genus = Agkistrodon …   Wikipedia

  • Agkistrodon — noun copperheads • Syn: ↑genus Agkistrodon, ↑Ancistrodon, ↑genus Ancistrodon • Hypernyms: ↑reptile genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Crotalidae, ↑family Crotalidae …   Useful english dictionary

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