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Definition of the noun amblyrhynchus cristatus

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  1. shore-dwelling seaweed-eating lizard of the Galapagos Islands

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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 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 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 previewEncyclopedia of Ecology (2014)

For instance, marine iguanas (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) of the Gala ́pagos Islands, Ecuador forage extensively on intertidal algae on lava reefs during low tides. The major exceptions are resident intertidal fishes, which are often cryptic and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) See Iguanidae. marine toad (Bufo marinus) See Bufonidae. marker A piece of genetic material that bears ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

[Amblyrhynchus cristatus] mariner D n. formal or literary a sailor. Mariolatry /,In£:rI' Dlatri/ D n. idolatro us worship of the Virgin Mary. Mariology /,rne:rI'Dladgi/ D n. the part of Christian theology concerned with the Virgin Mary. — DERIVATIVES ...

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