Definition of Lepidochelys olivacea

1. Noun. Olive-colored sea turtle of tropical Pacific and Indian and the southern Atlantic oceans.

Exact synonyms: Olive Ridley, Pacific Ridley
Generic synonyms: Ridley



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lepidochelys Olivacea

Leotia lubrica
Lepadidae
Lepanto
Lepas fascicularis
Lepcha
Lepechinia
Lepechinia calycina
Lepehne
Lepehne-Pickworth stain
Lepidium
Lepidium alpina
Lepidium sativum
Lepidobotryaceae
Lepidochelys
Lepidochelys kempii
Lepidochelys olivacea
Lepidocybium
Lepidocybium flavobrunneum
Lepidodendraceae
Lepidodendrales
Lepidothamnus
Lepidothamnus fonkii
Lepidothamnus laxifolius
Lepiota americana
Lepiota cepaestipes
Lepiota clypeolaria
Lepiota morgani
Lepiota naucina
Lepiota procera
Lepiota rhacodes

Literary usage of Lepidochelys olivacea

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1. Hand-list of the Specimens of Shield Reptiles in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1873)
"lepidochelys olivacea. a. Animal, in spirits ; very young. Philippine Islands. ... lepidochelys olivacea, Gray, PZS 1873. Indian Ocean. plate. c. ..."

2. Costa Rica by Stéphane G.-Marceau, Francis Giguere, Yves Seguin (2000)
"... the most important breeding sites in the world for the olive ridley turtle (lepidochelys olivacea), which Costa Ricans refer to as the tortuga lora. ..."

3. Bulletin by Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of the Interior, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States National Museum, United States (1907)
"Brit. Mus., 1844, p. 53 (Philippine Ms.).—GUENTHER, Rept. Brit. India, 1864, p. 52 (seas of Philippine Us. and of China).—lepidochelys olivacea GIRARD ..."

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