n. pl.1.(Zool.) A division of Crinoidea including numerous fossil species in which the body is covered with tessellated plates.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Severe granulomatous lesions in several organs from Eustrongylides larvae in a free-ranging dice snake, Natrix tessellata. Vet.
Esta especie esta asociada a bosques de chusque o chusquedales (Eisenberg, 1989), que son formaciones vegetales donde predomina la especie Chusquea tessellata (Poaceae).
CHARACTER TAXA OF THE CLASS: Acarospora freyi, Aspicilia candida, Lecidea tessellata var.
(43.) In fact there is a second natricine snake species that lived near Bingen in the past, the dice snake (Natrix tessellata).
There are two species of snakes: dice snake (Natrix tessellata) and dione snake (Elaphe dion).
bruguieri are as follows: Paphia (Amygdala) bruguieri auct.; Venus bruguieri (Hanley, 1845); Tapes tessellata (Adams and Reeve), 1850; Tapes variegata (Sowerby, 1852); Ruditapes variegata (Sowerby, 1852); Tapes violacens (Deshayes, 1853); Tapes japonica (Deshayes, 1853); Tapes cinerea (Deshayes, 1854); Tapes punicea (Deshayes, 1854); and Tapes semidecussata (Reeve, 1864).
Lecidea tessellata Florke--Al: Egea & Llimona (1981a, 1987); Gr: Casares & Llimona (1982), Egea et al.