HyperDic: genus_sphenodon

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Sphenodon:
NOUNanimalgenus Sphenodon, Sphenodoncoextensive with the order Rhynchocephalia
English > genus Sphenodon: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningcoextensive with the order Rhynchocephalia: tuataras.
SynonymSphenodon
Member ofRhynchocephalia, order Rhynchocephaliatuataras
Memberstuatara, Sphenodon punctatumOnly extant member of the order Rhynchocephalia of large spiny lizard-like diapsid reptiles of coastal islands off New Zealand
Broaderreptile genusA genus of reptiles
Spanishgénero Sphenodon, genus sphenodon, Sphenodon, sphenodon
Catalangenus sphenodon, sphenodon, Sphenodon

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