Definition of Thyreophora
1. Noun. Armored dinosaurs: stegosaurs and ankylosaurs.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Order Ornithischia, Ornithischia
Member holonyms: Armored Dinosaur, Genus Stegosaurus, Genus Ankylosaurus
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Literary usage of Thyreophora
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization: Arranged in by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1832)
"... the articulations of the tarsi enlarged; antennae short; last articulation lenticular; sides of the face hairy. Thyreophora, Lat., Meig., Musca, Panz. ..."
2. An Introduction to the Modern Classification of Insects: Founded on the by John Obadiah Westwood (1840)
"Thyreophora Latr. MOSCA Pz. ! sp. T. furcata Meig. Pz. 24. 22. Elongate; palpi spatulate; forehead very wide, advanced over the ..."
3. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1899)
"... —Thyreophora, Latr. Gen. ch.—Head sub-trigonal ; eyes small, round, and nude ; face very oblique, antenna? short, with bare arista ; oral setae several ..."
4. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1879)
"... the same facts having previously been observed by Pallas. The head of the rare and remarkable fly Thyreophora ..."