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Definition of Supraocular

Supraocular
Supraocular Su`pra*oc"u*lar, a. (Zo["o]l.) Above the eyes; -- said of certain scales of fishes and reptiles.

Meaning of Supraocular from wikipedia

- In scaled reptiles, supraocular scales are (enlarged) scales on the crown immediately above the eye. The size and shape of these scales are among the...
- and Levant. It often is easily recognized by the presence of a pair of supraocular "horns", although hornless individuals do occur. Three subspecies have...
- postocular scales, and those towards the upper or dorsal side are called supraocular scales. Cir****orbital scales towards the ventral or lower side, if any...
- Chin shields pro – Preocular pso – Presubocular pto – Postocular r – Rostral so – Supraocular t – Anterior and Posterior Temporals v – First Ventral...
- segment, but "the development of a spine at the posterior angle of the supraocular eave, and the presence of intercalated spine and antennulary septum seem...
- irregularly shaped, with the frontal separated from the supraoculars by 2 scale rows. The supraocular scales are large and distinct, separated by 4–7 scale...
- scale between the frontal and the parietals), and two long and narrow supraoculars. The latter are large and distinct, each separated from the frontal by...
- have small plates on the top of their heads. Most species have large supraocular scales that tend to extend beyond the posterior margin of the eye. Some...
- A.; Freshwater, D. Wilson (2008). "Phenotypic variation of lionfish supraocular tentacles". Environmental Biology of Fishes. 83 (2): 237–241. doi:10...
- are either smooth or only weakly keeled, except for a pair of large supraocular scales that extend beyond the posterior margin of the eye. 10–13 small...