Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of labyrinthodont Amphibia from the Keuper of Würtemberg, attaining large size and having a broadly triangular skull with anterior orbits, weak dentition, and slightly infolded dentin: the pectoral plates are large and the ribs very heavy.
  • n. A genus of Silurian trilobites.

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  • Two of the birds, the Udzungwa forest-partridge (Xenoperdix udzungwensis) and the African tailor bird (Orthotomus metopias), have affinities with living species in Southeast Asia, suggesting an ancient forest connection to the East.

    Eastern Arc forests

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