Definition of Family cheloniidae
1. Noun. Green turtles; hawksbills.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Family
Group relationships: Chelonia, Order Chelonia, Order Testudinata, Order Testudines, Testudinata, Testudines
Member holonyms: Chelonia, Genus Chelonia, Caretta, Genus Caretta, Genus Lepidochelys, Lepidochelys, Eretmochelys, Genus Eretmochelys
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cheloniidae
Literary usage of Family cheloniidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1905)
"... of some of the other genera which have been thrown into the family Cheloniidae, I express it as my opinion that ..."
2. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"... family cheloniidae Description: Adult loggerhead turtles are slightly smaller than green turtles, the carapace usually measuring a little less than ..."