Sphenodon punctatum


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Noun1.Sphenodon punctatum - only extant member of the order Rhynchocephalia of large spiny lizard-like diapsid reptiles of coastal islands off New ZealandSphenodon punctatum - only extant member of the order Rhynchocephalia of large spiny lizard-like diapsid reptiles of coastal islands off New Zealand
diapsid, diapsid reptile - reptile having a pair of openings in the skull behind each eye
genus Sphenodon, Sphenodon - coextensive with the order Rhynchocephalia: tuataras