HyperDic: order_testudines

English > 1 sense of the expression order Testudines:
NOUNanimalorder Testudines, Chelonia, order Chelonia, Testudinata, order Testudinata, Testudinestortoises and turtles
English > order Testudines: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningtortoises and turtles.
SynonymsChelonia, order Chelonia, Testudinata, order Testudinata, Testudines
Member ofAnapsida, subclass Anapsidaoldest known reptiles
MembersCheloniidae, family Cheloniidae, Chelonidae, family Chelonidaegreen turtles
Chelydridae, family Chelydridaesnapping turtles
Dermochelyidae, family Dermochelyidaesea turtles
Emydidae, family Emydidaebox and water turtles
Kinosternidae, family Kinosternidaemud turtles
Testudinidae, family TestudinidaeLand tortoises
Trionychidae, family Trionychidaesoft-shelled turtles
chelonian, chelonian reptileA reptile of the order Chelonia
Broaderanimal orderThe order of animals
SpanishChelonia, orden Chelonia, orden Testudinata, orden Testudines, quelonios, Testudinata, Testudines
Catalanquelonis, Testudines

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