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Definition of the noun amblyrhynchus

What does amblyrhynchus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. marine iguanas

Phrases with Amblyrhynchus

Phrases starting with the word Amblyrhynchus:

  1. Amblyrhynchus Demarlii
  2. amblyrhynchus cristatus

Phrases ending with the word Amblyrhynchus:

  1. genus amblyrhynchus
  2. Alepes Amblyrhynchus
  3. Caranx amblyrhynchus
  4. Runula Amblyrhynchus
  5. Leporinus Amblyrhynchus
  6. Psilotris amblyrhynchus
  7. Hemicaranx amblyrhynchus
  8. Redigobius amblyrhynchus
  9. Carcharhinus Amblyrhynchus
  10. Petroscirtes Amblyrhynchus
  11. Species Alepes Amblyrhynchus
  12. species Caranx amblyrhynchus
  13. Species Runula Amblyrhynchus
  14. Stigmatogobius Amblyrhynchus
  15. Species Leporinus Amblyrhynchus
  16. Species Psilotris Amblyrhynchus
  17. Species Hemicaranx Amblyrhynchus

Other phrase containing the word Amblyrhynchus:

  1. Species Amblyrhynchus Demarlii

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amblyrhynchus

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Google previewOutlines of General Zoology (1851)

Amblyrhynchus is an anomalous genus first detected in the Gallapagos Islands. This volcanic group, so remarkable for its peculiar fauna, is said to contain two species of the genus: one terrestrial and burrowing under ground, the other ...

Google previewIconographic Encyclopædia of Science, Literature, and Art (1851)

by Johann Georg Heck

Amblyrhynchus is an anomalous genus first detected in the Gallapagos Islands. This volcanic group, so remarkable for its ...

Google previewArguing for Evolution: An Encyclopedia for Understanding Science (2011)

An Encyclopedia for Understanding Science by Sehoya H. Cotner, Randy Moore

as “ugly” and having a “singularly stupid appearance”; the marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus; Figure 4.2b, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores (2007)

by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines

VINUEZA Oregon State University The endemic Galapagos marine iguana, Amblyrhynchus cristatus, is the world's only ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History: Or, A Popular Dictionary of Animated Nature (1849)

... to which are Added, a Syllabus of Practical Taxidermy, and a Glossarial Appendix by Samuel Maunder

AMBLYRHYNCHUS. The name given to a genus of Lizards, very much resembling the Iguanas, common on the islands throughout the Galapagos, Archipelago. They differ, however, from the Iguana, in having,-instead of the long, pointed, ...

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

by D.C. Wareham

marine iguana Amblyrhynchus cristatus) that discharges through a duct in the nasal cavity and serves as a means of excreting excess salt from the body. In crocodilians, marine turtles, and many other lizards, excess salt is excreted in the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1919)

A Library of Universal Knowledge

Galapagos Sea-lizard (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) 3 Galapagos ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Amblyrhynchus cristatus (marine ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

Amblyrhynchus (syn. Steganopus) Gr. amblus blunt; rhunkhos bill. amboimensis Amboim, Angola. amboinensis Amboina or Amboyna, Moluccas, Dutch East Indies (= Ambon, Indonesia).

Google previewChamber's Condensed Encyclopedia (1895)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ... by D. T. Stuart

Amblyrhynchus, am-bli-ringk'us. A gen. of lizards resembling the iguana. A. cristatus, in length varying from 3 to 4 feet, is the only known existing marine lizard. Ambo, ambo. In early Christian churches a raised desk or pulpit, from which were ...

Google previewThe National Standard Encyclopedia (1888)

A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use

Amblyrhynchus, am-bli-rlmrk'us. A gen. of lizards resembling the iguana.

Google previewThe Treasury of Natural History, Or, A Popular Dictionary of Zoology (1870)

In which the Characteristics that Distinguish the Different Classes, Genera, and Species are Combined with a Variety of Interesting Information Illustrative of the Habits, Instincts, and General Economy of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Maunder

AMBLYRHYNCHUS. The name given to a genus of Lizards, very much resembling the Iguanas, common on all the islands throughout the Galapagos Archipelago. They differ, however, from the Iguana, in having, — instead of the long, pointed ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Amblyrhynchus cri.staius. of the family Iguanidae. having a diet of seaweed and chacter- ized by a powerful tail used in swimming, salt-removing nasal glands, and a slowed heart rate for diving; found on the shores of the Galapagos Islands.

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Amblyrhynchus crisatus mertensi (San Cristobal)

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