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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?
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.