Definition of Order Loricata
1. Noun. Former name for the order Crocodylia.
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Literary usage of Order Loricata
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the American Dental Association at Its ... Annual Session by American Dental Association (1898)
"Orycteropus afra (Aard Vark), South Africa. Sub-Order Squamata.—Family Manidae. Manis tricuspis (White-bellied Pangolin), West Africa. Sub-order Loricata. ..."
2. Chambers's Information for the People: A Popular Encyclopaedia by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1853)
"... consists of large plates instead of «tales) as well as in some points of internal organization, that a distinct order, LORICATA, has been formed for it. ..."
3. Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature by John McClintock, James Strong (1883)
""The crocodiles, constituting the order Loricata among reptiles, are distinguished pre-eminently by the character noticed in Holy Writ. ..."