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Definition of the noun alligatoridae

What does alligatoridae mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. alligators; caimans

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Google previewDeadly 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 ...

Google previewA 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.

Google previewA Carib Grammar and Dictionary (2008)

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.

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

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.

Google previewEncyclopedia 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.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Table 2 Important fishes, amphibians, and reptiles in thePantanal Importantfamilies Threatened species Reptilia Viperidae Alligatoridae Tropiduridae Colubridae Gymnophthalmidae Boidae Amphibia Hylidae Leptodactylidae Fishes.

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Herpetological and Related Terminology (2005)

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 ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1921)

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 ...

Google previewIFIS Dictionary of Food Science and Technology (2009)

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 ...

Google previewOxford 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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Small photo of Vintage looking A Caiman reptile in the Alligatoridae familySmall photo of Broad-snouted Caiman latirostris at Iguassu river, Misiones, Argentina. Order: Crocodylia Family: Alligatoridae. Spanish: Yacare OveroSmall photo of A Caiman reptile in the Alligatoridae familySmall photo of Brazil Caimen or "jacaré" (alligatoridae family) pops its head out of the waterSmall photo of A Caiman reptile in the Alligatoridae family More...

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