Definition of Testudinidae
1. Noun. Land tortoises.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Family
Group relationships: Chelonia, Order Chelonia, Order Testudinata, Order Testudines, Testudinata, Testudines
Member holonyms: Tortoise, Genus Testudo, Testudo, Genus Geochelone, Geochelone, Genus Gopherus, Gopherus, Genus Xerobates, Xerobates
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Literary usage of Testudinidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1891)
"In the testudinidae, or true ... E In half-grown testudinidae the ... all testudinidae (land and fresh-water) which I have examined, with the single ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"India and Eurasia: Trionychidae and testudinidae. ... testudinidae are cosmopolitan, excluding Australia, and practically also the Antilles; ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"India and Eurasia: Trionychidae and testudinidae. ... testudinidae are cosmopolitan, excluding Australia, and practically also the Antilles; and Testudo is ..."
4. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1901)
"... few testudinidae, does not come into consideration; Asia has at least testudinidae and Trionychidae, and in addition the solitary Pluty sternum in ..."