Definition of Order thecodontia

1. Noun. Extinct terrestrial reptiles having teeth set in sockets; of the late Permian to Triassic.

Exact synonyms: Thecodontia
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Archosauria, Subclass Archosauria
Member holonyms: Thecodont, Thecodont Reptile

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Thecodontia

order Sphenisciformes
order Spirochaetales
order Squamata
order Stegocephalia
order Stereospondyli
order Stomatopoda
order Strigiformes
order Struthioniformes
order Synentognathi
order Taxales
order Temnospondyli
order Testacea
order Testudinata
order Testudines
order Tetraodontiformes
order Thecodontia
order Therapsida
order Thymelaeales
order Thysanoptera
order Thysanura
order Tinamiformes
order Torpediniformes
order Tremellales
order Trichoptera
order Trogoniformes
order Tuberales
order Tubulidentata
order Tulostomatales
order Ulvales
order Umbellales

Literary usage of Order thecodontia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Water Reptiles of the Past and Present by Samuel Wendell Williston (1914)
"... were often called, in his order Thecodontia, based chiefly upon the manner of the insertion of the teeth in sockets. But this has long since been shown ..."

2. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey (1868)
"Iti general structu-e is little known. It belongs to the order Thecodontia, which combines characters of various other later orders. CRETACEOUS. ..."

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