HyperDic: archosauria

English > 1 sense of the word Archosauria:
NOUNanimalArchosauria, subclass Archosauriaa large subclass of diapsid reptiles including
English > Archosauria: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningA large subclass of diapsid reptiles including: crocodiles; alligators; dinosaurs; pterosaurs; plesiosaurs; ichthyosaurs; thecodonts.
Synonymsubclass Archosauria
Member ofReptilia, class ReptiliaClass of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates
MembersCrocodylia, order Crocodylia, Crocodilia, order Crocodiliacrocodiles
Ichthyosauria, order IchthyosauriaExtinct marine reptiles
Ornithischia, order OrnithischiaExtinct terrestrial / terrestrial reptiles having bird-like pelvises
Proterochampsa, genus ProterochampsaEarly archosaurian carnivore
Pterosauria, order PterosauriaExtinct flying reptiles
Saurischia, order SaurischiaExtinct terrestrial / terrestrial reptiles
Sauropterygia, order SauropterygiaExtinct marine reptiles
Saurosuchus, genus SaurosuchusEarly archosaurian carnivore
Thecodontia, order ThecodontiaExtinct terrestrial / terrestrial reptiles having teeth set in sockets
archosaur, archosaurian, archosaurian reptileExtinct reptiles including
Broaderclass(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
CatalanArchosauria, Arcosaure
Adjectivesarchosaurianof or relating to reptiles of the subclass Archosauria

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