Definition of Order Rhynchocephalia

1. Noun. Tuataras; extinct forms from middle Triassic.

Exact synonyms: Rhynchocephalia
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Lepidosauria, Subclass Lepidosauria
Member holonyms: Genus Sphenodon, Sphenodon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Rhynchocephalia

order Psilophytales
order Psilotales
order Psittaciformes
order Psocoptera
order Pterosauria
order Pulmonata
order Pycnogonida
order Radiolaria
order Rajiformes
order Ranales
order Ranunculales
order Raptores
order Rhamnales
order Rheiformes
order Rhoeadales
order Rhynchocephalia (current term)
order Rickettsiales
order Rodentia
order Rosales
order Rubiales
order Salicales
order Salientia
order Santalales
order Sapindales
order Saprolegniales
order Sarcosporidia
order Sarraceniales
order Saurischia
order Sauropterygia
order Scandentia

Literary usage of Order Rhynchocephalia

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1. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1871)
"... and associated with certain extinct forms into the order Rhynchocephalia. This is in consequence with the full statement of its structural characters by ..."

2. Outlines of Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates by John Sterling Kingsley (1917)
"Sphenodon, genus of lizard-like reptiles from New Zealand; order Rhynchocephalia. Squamata, order of reptiles including snakes and b'zards. ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1871)
"... and associated with certain extinct forms into the order Rhynchocephalia. This is in consequence with the full statement of its structural characters by ..."

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