Definition of Dicynodontia
1. Noun. A division of Therapsida.
Group relationships: Order Therapsida, Therapsida
Member holonyms: Dicynodont, Genus Ischigualastia, Ischigualastia
Generic synonyms: Division
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dicynodontia
Literary usage of Dicynodontia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1866)
"... of which sharp-toothed instruments fitted the Ichthyosaur, like the modern Dolphin for the prehension of agile fishes. § 36. Skull of Dicynodontia. ..."
2. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1901)
"... within this group are with the Dicynodontia on the one hand, and the Crocodilia on the other. The sacrum and the iliac bones of the ..."
3. A Phylogenetic Classification of Animals: (for the Use of Students) by William Abbott Herdman (1885)
"The Chelonia and the Dicynodontia probably left the ancestral Lizards at much the same point, or they may possibly have had a short common ancestry. ..."