Definition of Genus Dermochelys

1. Noun. Type genus of the Dermochelyidae: leatherback turtles.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dermochelys

genus Dendraspis
genus Dendroaspis
genus Dendrobium
genus Dendrocalamus
genus Dendrocolaptes
genus Dendroctonus
genus Dendroica
genus Dendrolagus
genus Dendromecon
genus Denisonia
genus Dennstaedtia
genus Dentaria
genus Deparia
genus Dermacentor
genus Dermatobia
genus Dermochelys (current term)
genus Derris
genus Descurainia
genus Desmanthus
genus Desmidium
genus Desmodium
genus Desmodus
genus Desmograthus
genus Deutzia
genus Diacalpa
genus Diadophis
genus Dialeurodes
genus Dianthus
genus Diapensia
genus Diapheromera

Literary usage of Genus Dermochelys

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

1. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"It is also suggested that the carapace may horny epidermal shields. The skull is short and much . The existing genus Dermochelys ..."

2. A Manual of Palæontology, for the Use of Students: For the Use of Students by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"It is also suggested that the carapace may have had horny epidermal shields. The skull is short and much depressed. The existing genus Dermochelys ..."

3. The Reptiles of Western North America: An Account of the Species Known to by John Van Denburgh (1922)
"... marine turtles of the genus Dermochelys, variously known as the Leather-backed Turtle, Trunk Turtle, Luth, Lyre Turtle, Harp Turtle, or Leathery Turtle. ..."

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