Definition of Chelonia. Meaning of Chelonia. Synonyms of Chelonia

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Definition of Chelonia

Chelonia
Chelonia Che*lo"ni*a (k[-e]*l[=o]"n[i^]*[.a]), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. chelw`nh a tortoise.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of reptiles, including the tortoises and turtles, peculiar in having a part of the vertebr[ae], ribs, and sternum united with the dermal plates so as to form a firm shell. The jaws are covered by a horny beak. See Reptilia; also, Illust. in Appendix.

Meaning of Chelonia from wikipedia

- The green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas), also known as the green turtle, black (sea) turtle or Pacific green turtle, is a species of large sea turtle of...
- member of the superorder Chelonia, which includes all turtles living and extinct, as well as their immediate ancestors. Chelonia is based on the Gr**** word...
- derive from Argentine stock. Other synonyms for the blue jacaranda are J. chelonia and J. ovalifolia. The blue jacaranda belongs to the section Monolobos...
- 1794 Testudo tuberculata Pennant, 1801 Chelone coriacea Brongniart, 1805 Chelonia coriacea Oppel, 1811 Testudo lutaria Rafinesque, 1814 Dermochelys coriacea...
- Vexillum chelonia is a species of small sea snail, marine gastropod mollusk in the family Costellariidae, the ribbed miters. Vexillum chelonia (Reeve,...
- members of the subfamily, and genera that make it up, are: Genus Chelonia Chelonia mydas (green sea turtle) Genus Eretmochelys Eretmochelys imbricata...
- IN BRITAIN FROM MEDIEVAL TO 'MODERN'" (PDF). Testudo. 8 – via British Chelonia Group site. Chambers, Paul (2004). A Sheltered Life: The Unexpected History...
- Chelonian has multiple, interrelated meanings: Chelonia (order), the order uniting all turtles with the "proto-turtle" Australochelys. Genus of sea turtle...
- "Chelonia mydas (Green Turtle)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 2015-12-24.old-form url Fisheries, NOAA. "Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) ::...
- Behavior Protecting Adult Octopus bocki from Predation by Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Hatchlings" (PDF). Pacific Science. 59 (1): 69–72. doi:10.1353/psc...
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