Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Tomistoma: false gavial
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tomistoma - a genus of Malayan crocodilesTomistoma - a genus of Malayan crocodiles  
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
false gavial, Tomistoma schlegeli - crocodile of southeast Asia similar to but smaller than the gavial
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Tomistoma, Tomistoma schlegelii, is a vulnerable slender snout crocodile, which is currently under Appendix I of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna CITES (IUCN 2014) with an estimated population of less than 2500 individuals left in the wild [1].
2016 Notes on the Wild Tomistoma Populations in Western Sarawak.
"Air India which has the expertise in carrying different types of special cargo had earlier carried a rare, endangered female tomistoma crocodile on a flight from Ahmedabad to Chennai last year," the AI spokesperson added.
There are three dozen such hands-on activities throughout the 12,000-square-foot area.ThatAAEs not mentioning all the creatures contained therein, including the exhibitAAEs most impressive feature, a more-than-100,000-gallon tank that allows visitors to walk through a tunnel surrounded by aquatic wildlife.AoRestless PlanetAo, a $25 million project in the works for a decade, debuted in late November, and its four habitatsAuIndonesian volcanic island, Malaysian peat swamp, Red Sea and coastal desert/Mediterranean SeaAuare modeled on contemporary environments that may also have existed in prehistoric Virginia.First up was the peat swamp, where I was transfixed by one of the aquariumAAEs rare Tomistoma crocodiles.
La subfamilia Crocodylinae esta conformada por tres generos con especies sobrevivientes: Crocodylus, los verdaderos cocodrilos con 12 especies; Osteolaemus, el cocodrilo enano y Tomistoma, el falso gavial y Gavialinae que contiene solo un genero con una especie sobreviviente, el gharial, Gavialis gangeticus (Ross y Magnusson 1989).
One of the threatened reptile species is Tomistoma schegelii, a rare crocodile whose main habitat in the northern part of DSNP (Gernis, Danau Siawan and Sungai Air Merah; Suriansyah 2006)has been cleared for an oil palm plantation.
Three species of crocodile occur at DSNP, including the rare and endangered False Gavial (Tomistoma schlegeli), the Estuarine Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus), and a third as yet unidentified species (Frazier, 1994, 2000; Jeanes and Meijaard, 2000a).
NNEX 2 SYSTEMATIC LIST OF REPTILE SPECIES: DANAU SENTARUM NATIONAL PARK AND NEAR-CATCHMENT SURROUNDS TESTUDINES ORDER/ Local FAMILY/ Name Species (i) (Lan- guage) (ii) TESTUDINIDAE Manouria emys Baning (I) EMYDIDAE Orlitia borneensis Biuku (I) Siebenrockiella crassiscollis Kura-kura Jaung (I) Cuora amboinensis Kura-kura Tambit (I) Cyclemys dentata Kura-Kura Air (I) Hoesemys spinosa Kura-kura Umung (I) Malayemys subtrijuga - Pyxidae mouhottii - TRIONYCHIDAE Amyda cartilagenea Labi-labi Sungai Dogania subplana Labi-labi Hitam Pelochelys bibroni Labi-labi Kuning Chitra indica Labi-labi Besar Trionyx gangeticus CROCODYLIA CROCODILIDEA Crocodylus raninus Buaya Kodok Crocodylus porosus Buaya Rabin Tomistoma schlegeli Buaya Sinyulong SAURIA AGAMIDAE Draco sp.
The situation with crocodile species (both Crocodylus porosus and Tomistoma schlegelii) appears much the same as with the rarer and more threatened fish species (e.g.
However, Beccari (1904) commented that he "never had the good fortune" to see Tomistoma schlegelii (one of two crocodilian species known to inhabit the D.
Galdikas and Yeager (1984) describe a crocodilian, False gavial Tomistoma schlegelii, preying on proboscis monkeys in Tanjung Puting.