Definition of Family cheloniidae

1. Noun. Green turtles; hawksbills.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cheloniidae

family Cercopithecidae
family Certhiidae
family Cervidae
family Cestidae
family Cetorhinidae
family Chaetodontidae
family Chalcidae
family Chalcididae
family Chamaeleonidae
family Chamaeleontidae
family Characeae
family Characidae
family Characinidae
family Charadriidae
family Chelonidae
family Cheloniidae
family Chelydridae
family Chenopodiaceae
family Chermidae
family Chimaeridae
family Chinchillidae
family Chironomidae
family Chlamydiaceae
family Chlamydomonadaceae
family Chloranthaceae
family Chlorophthalmidae
family Chrysochloridae
family Chrysomelidae
family Chrysopidae
family Chytridiaceae

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 ..."

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