genus Oxybelis


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Noun1.genus Oxybelis - vine snakes
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Colubridae, family Colubridae - nonvenomous snakes; about two-thirds of all living species
vine snake - slender arboreal snake found from southern Arizona to Bolivia
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From arboreal attack sites, members of the genus Oxybelis feed on a variety of primarily terrestrial prey, including amphibians and lizards and are reported to sleep coiled individually in vegetation (Duellman, 1978; Henderson and Binder, 1980; Henderson, 1982; Savage, 2002).