Also the upper half of the immovable case in which the body of a chelonian is protected.
The eighth group is assigned by President Hitchcock to the chelonian or turtle tribe.
The primitive form of the liver is symmetrically bilobed, a type which is seen well in the chelonian organ (Fig. 238).
The chelonian tracks are two in number: the longest measures four feet ten inches; the shorter, two feet nine inches.
Among chelonian reptiles that region of the brain is more remarkable for height.
However, this is not the most general use to which the chelonian eggs are put in the provinces of Amazones and Para.
Say saw one on a chelonian, and others on tritons and frogs.
Flukes are likewise tolerably abundant in the saurian and chelonian reptiles.
The Scotch footsteps are situated in the old red sandstone, and are those of a chelonian.
How to dissect a chelonian (red-bellied slider terrapin); Part 2.
Any of various reptiles of the order Chelonia (or Testudines), which includes the turtles and tortoises. Chelonians lack teeth and usually have a hard shell that protects the body and consists of bony plates fused to the vertebrae and ribs. Unlike all other living reptiles, the skulls of chelonians lack temporal openings, which is characteristic of the earliest known reptiles (called anapsids). Chelonians evolved during the late Permian or Triassic Period and have changed little since.