from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In teratology, harelip.


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  • Hawksbill turtles (Eretomochelys imbricata) are also present and a native land crab, Gecarcinus lagostoma, lives on the island.

    Ascension scrub and grasslands

  • The native crab, G. lagostoma, is abundant on Trindade and can be observed throughout the island, from the beaches to the island’s highest point, "Pico do Desejado" (620 m).

    Trinidade-Martin Vaz Islands tropical forests

  • The hatchling’s predators include crabs (Geocarcinus lagostoma, Grapsus grapsus) and fishes (Mycteroperca sp.,

    Trinidade-Martin Vaz Islands tropical forests

  • Pain et al. conducted a study of the effects of brodifacoum on the island’s native crab, Gecarcinus lagostoma, and found that no crabs died and no residues were present in the crabs’ body tissues one month after exposure.

    Ascension scrub and grasslands


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