Reptilia


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Noun1.Reptilia - class of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny platesReptilia - class of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates; once the dominant land animals
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
reptile, reptilian - any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, and extinct forms
Anapsida, subclass Anapsida - oldest known reptiles; turtles and extinct Permian forms
Lepidosauria, subclass Lepidosauria - diapsid reptiles: lizards; snakes; tuataras
Archosauria, subclass Archosauria - a large subclass of diapsid reptiles including: crocodiles; alligators; dinosaurs; pterosaurs; plesiosaurs; ichthyosaurs; thecodonts
subclass Synapsida, Synapsida - extinct reptiles of the Permian to Jurassic considered ancestral to mammals
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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I felt that if she could return to her own kind with the story of her adventures, the position of the human race within Pellucidar would be advanced immensely at a single stride, for at once man would take his proper place in the considerations of the reptilia.
My greatest danger lay in the hideous reptilia whose low nervous organizations permitted their carnivorous instincts to function for several minutes after they had ceased to live.
Nowhere about them could Bradley see signs of other Wieroos, nor of those other menaces which he had feared might bring disaster to his plans for escape--the huge, winged reptilia that are so numerous above the southern areas of Caspak and which are often seen, though in lesser numbers, farther north.
Haunted by its sound, Alyasiri --formerly the bassist and vocalist of disbanded Dubai-based metal band Tsvet Reptilia -- set about teaching himself to play the didgeridoo via YouTube and online tutorials.
Julian Casablancas and The Strokes are definite winners for my Thursday night headliner slot, with more recent (but still not THAT recent) songs such as "Under Cover of Darkness" paired with "Reptilia" and other songs that stole my heart years back.
Chunky and colorful, Mira's Reptilia collection has summer written in every color line--sunny and warm, a must-wear on the beach while under the palm trees.
Observations on the reproduction of Python molurus bivittatus (Reptilia, Serpentes, Boidae).
The scientists' findings have been written up for the 2019 paper 'Descriptive anatomy of the largest known specimen of Protoichthyosaurus prostaxalis (Reptilia: Ichthyosauria) including computed tomography and digital reconstruction of a three-dimensional skull' by Dean Lomax, Dr Laura Porro and Nigel Larkin.
A new record of the pliosaur Brachauchenius lucasi Williston, 1903 (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) of Turonian (Late Cretaceous) age, Morocco, Geological Magazine.
Checklist of helminths from lizards and amphisbaenians (Reptilia, Squamata) of South America.
Here he first describes species in Class Reptilia in the Orders Squamata, Crycodylia, and Testudinata and their infraorders, superfamilies, and families.