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  • n. Plural form of pleurodire.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Gray's classification, a suborder of tortoises whose necks bend sidewise; the pleurodirous tortoises: same as Pleurodira. See cut under Chelydidæ.

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  • Could you give names, taxonomies & full descriptions of at least five pleurodires from at least three families?

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  • A deadline for a short manuscript dealing with the pleurodires of the Brazilian Crato Formation has come and gone, but there isn’t really a desperate rush on it and I’ll be ok.

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