Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A group of existing Lacertilia, with a columella and an orbital septum, procœlous vertebræ, not more than nine cervical vertebræ, and the nasal bone single.

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Examples

  • The herpetofauna includes leatherback turtle Dermochelys coriaceae (CR), green turtle Chelonia mydas (EN), spiny terrapin Heosemys spinosa (EN), Bornean river turtle Orlitia borneensis (EN) and Malayan flatshell turtle Notochelys platynota (VU).

    Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

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