from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Squamous or scaly reptiles; Reptilia proper, as distinguished from Nudipellifera or Amphibia: also called Ornithoides.
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In _G. depressa_, n. sp., the scales are broad, less convex than in _G. strigosa_ and _G. squamifera_, smooth, closely set, and fringed with short hairs.
In _G. squamifera_ they are convex, closely placed, scalloped at the edge, and without hairs.