Rhombifera

Rhombifera

[räm′bif·ə·rə]
(paleontology)
An extinct order of Cystoidea in which the thecal canals crossed the sutures at the edges of the plates, so that one-half of any canal lay in one plate and the other half on an adjoining plate.
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The gross ovarian morphology of the diamond-backed water snake, Natrix rhombifera, during the reproductive cycle.
Relictual populations of the toad, Bufo valliceps, and the reptiles, Eumeces tetragrammus, Scincella laterale, Coluber constrictor, Nerodia erythrogaster, and Nerodia rhombifera, also are known to inhabit the basin (McCoy and Minckley, 1969).