Definition of Tomistoma
1. Noun. A genus of Malayan crocodiles.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Crocodylidae, Family Crocodylidae
Member holonyms: False Gavial, Tomistoma Schlegeli
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tomistoma
Literary usage of Tomistoma
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1. Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia and Amphibia in the British Museum (Natural by Richard Lydekker (1888)
"of Austria. -fs. pmx, premaxilla; mx, maxilla; na, nasal; la, lachrymal; }r, frontal ; or, orbit. (After Toula and Kail.) Tomistoma ..."
2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1921)
"Amer. Journ. Sri., (4) XLII, pp. 235-240, 3 figs. •KH Sellards, 1916. A New Tortoise and a Supplementary Note on the Gavial, Tomistoma ..."
3. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1915)
"Gavialis is recorded from the late Tertiary of India; Tomistoma and Crocodilus occur in the Oligocene of Egypt and Tomistoma in the Miocene of southern ..."
4. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1901)
"Tomistoma schlegeli, p. 453. Il. Snout not slender, but triangular or rounded off. The mandibular sym- physis does not reach beyond the eighth tooth, ..."
5. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"Frontal aspect of the cranium of Tomistoma ... with the existing Tomistoma. Finally, Fie. 1092.—Oblique left lateral and superior view of skull of ..."
6. The Topography and Geology of the Fayum Province of Egypt by Hugh John Llewellyn Beadnell, Egypt Maṣlaḥat al-Misāḥah, Beadnell, Hugh John Llewellyn, Maṣlaḥat al-Misāḥah (1905)
"... Andr., and Tomistoma africanum, Andr., with numerous coprolites; ... and Tomistoma africanum, Andr. The remains of a siluroid fish are abundant; ..."