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Definition of the noun alligatoridae
What does alligatoridae mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- alligators; caimans
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Alligatoridae: family Alligatoridae
- more generic term: reptile family = a family of reptiles
- member of: Crocodilia / Crocodylia / order Crocodilia / order Crocodylia = crocodiles; alligators; caimans
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alligatoridae
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Deadly Beautiful (2011)
Vanishing Killers of the Animal Kingdom by Liana Joy Christensen
Alligatoridae is the family name for eight species of alligators and caimans, smaller snapping cousins of the Crocodylidae (true crocodiles) of which, surprisingly perhaps, there are fourteen different species. Most people are only acquainted ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
Alligatoridae (alligators, caimans; class *Reptilia, order *Crocodylia) A family of crocodilians that have a broad, flat snout in which the fourth tooth of the lower jaw fits into a pit in the upper jaw and cannot be seen when the mouth is closed.
by Henk Courtz
Inl Schneider's cayman [Paleosuchus trigonatus (Alligatoridae)] akanma [S; G karima] [T akarima] Inl common squirrel monkey [Sai- miri sciureus (Cebidae)] [ Ahlbr.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
analysis, the Alligatoridae have the head short and broad; the teeth very unequal, the first and fourth of the under jaw biting into pits in the upper jaw; the premaxillomaxillary suture straight or convex forward; the mandibular symphysis not ...
The order has been divided into the five families Alligatoridae, Crocodilidae, Gavialidae, Teleosauridae, and Belodontidae, the last two including only extinct forms. Other names of the order are Loricata, Emydosauria, and Hydrosauria.
Encyclopedia of Dinosaurs (1997)
by Philip J. Currie, Kevin Padian
Ophidia Aneliidae Coniophis Crocodylia Alligatoridae Albertochampsa langstoni Brachychampsa Crocodylidae Leidyosuchus canadensis Pterosauria Pterodactyloidea Quetzalcoatlus sp. Gen. et sp. indet. Saurischia Segnosauridae cf.
Table 2 Important fishes, amphibians, and reptiles in thePantanal Importantfamilies Threatened species Reptilia Viperidae Alligatoridae Tropiduridae Colubridae Gymnophthalmidae Boidae Amphibia Hylidae Leptodactylidae Fishes.
by D.C. Wareham
CAIMAN Any one of a group of tropical American crocodilians of the genera Paleosuchus, Caiman and Melanosuchus, belonging to the family ALLIGATORIDAE. Similar to alligators but having a more heavily armoured belly. CALCANEUM ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
caiman crocodilian reptile of the family Alligatoridae, very similarto alligators;native to Central and South America. Occasionally keptaspets, most comonly the spectacled caiman (Caiman ...
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
Alligatoridae, order Crocodilia, formerly family Crocodilidae, order Sauria. See Alligatorida, Crocodilidae. The type of the genus is A. lucius or A. mississippiensis of the United States. The £" formerly included the cayman and the jacaré, which ...
A Comprehensive Reference Book
The families now existing are the Alligatoridae, Crocodilidae and Gavialidae. The alligators are all New World forms. . (See Alligator.) The gavial pr: (Gavialis Gangeticus) is confined to the East Indies. See Gavial.). The Crocodilidae, to which ...
by International Food Information Service
Alligators Large semi-aquatic predatory reptiles in the genus Alligator of the family Alligatoridae. There are two species, namely the American alligator (A. missis- sippiensis) and the Chinese alligator (A. sinensis). They are hunted or farmed ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
3Caiman sclerops, family Alligatoridae. spectacled cobra 7noun an Asian cobra with a marking on the hood that resembles spectacles. Also called INDIAN COBRA. 3Naja naja, family Elapidae. spectacles 7plural noun Brit. a pair of glasses.
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