Definition of Sphargis coriacea. Meaning of Sphargis coriacea. Synonyms of Sphargis coriacea

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Definition of Sphargis coriacea

Sphargis coriacea
Leatherback Leath"er*back`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A large sea turtle (Sphargis coriacea), having no bony shell on its back. It is common in the warm and temperate parts of the Atlantic, and sometimes weighs over a thousand pounds; -- called also leather turtle, leathery turtle, leather-backed tortoise, etc.

Meaning of Sphargis coriacea from wikipedia

- the species as Sphargis coriacea schlegelii. The two were then united in D. coriacea, with each given subspecies status as D. c. coriacea and D. c. schlegelii...