Definition of Crocodilus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Crocodylidae.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Crocodylidae, Family Crocodylidae
Member holonyms: Crocodile
Lexicographical Neighbors of Crocodilus
Literary usage of Crocodilus
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 by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1830)
"Crocodilus cataphractus. ... S. Petri, t. 46.) Habitat, in Gange fluvio. 13. Crocodilus tenuirostris. ..."
2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1921)
"... type specimen 47 Alligator mississippiensis: lateral view of a young alligator skull 52 Crocodilus americanus: lateral view of an old crocodile skull 53 ..."
3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1842)
"The descending process of the basi-occipital, below the articular tubercle, is smoother in the Crocodilus Spenceri; the interorbital space is flatter: the ..."
4. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1837)
"Merrem appears to be the only herpetologist who has not preserved the name of Crocodile (Crocodilus) for this, family: he has changed the name to ..."
5. A Text-book of Zoology by Thomas Jeffery Parker, William Aitcheson Haswell (1921)
"There is little variation in the structure of the limb-arches Coee Fio. 1004.—Skull of Crocodilus porosus, dorsal view, x about J. Col. buttress connecting ..."