Cheloniidae


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Cheloniidae

[‚kel·ə′nī·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of reptiles in the order Chelonia including the hawksbill, loggerhead, and green sea turtles.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Occurrence of Amphiorchis solus Simha & Chattopadhyaya, 1970 (Digenea, Spirorchiidae) infecting Green turtle Chelonia mydas Linnaeus, 1758 (Testudines, Cheloniidae) in Brazil.
2 8 1.66 Sus scrofa 1 2 2.02 Totals 6 16 3.95 Bird Gallus gallus 2 4 1.92 Reptile Cheloniidae 3 19 17.30 Table 7.
Marine turtles belong to two different families: the Dermochelidae (leatherbacks), with one genus (Dermochelys), and the Cheloniidae, with four genera (Chelonia, Caretta, Lepidochelys, Eretmochelys).
The general shape and proportions of the neurals, however, matches only the turtles of the Family Cheloniidae, which includes all living sea turtles (except the highly specialized Dermochelys coriacea).
The other chelonioid families are Cheloniidae, which include hawksbill, loggerhead and other marine turtles, and the Dermochelyidae, represented by a lone species of leatherback turtles.
Cheloniidae at Alexandria Aquarium by Hatem Moushir - Wikimedia commons 4- Attached to the aquarium is a small museum containing samples of preserved sea creatures from the Mediterranean, the Red Sea and the Amazon.
Estudio poblacional y genetico de la tortuga Chelonia mydas agassizii (Sauria: Cheloniidae) en La Playa Chinchorro, Arica, Chile.
Increased incidence of red imported fire ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) presence in loggerhead sea turtle (Testudines: Cheloniidae) nests and observations of hatchling mortality.
Estrategia reproductiva de la tortuga verde, Chelonia mydas, (Testudines, Cheloniidae) y su impacto en la estructura genetica de areas de anidacion del occidente del archipielago cubano.
The green turtle (Chelonia mydas) is a large marine turtle belonging to the family Cheloniidae, class Reptilia.