nothosaur

noun
extinct marine reptile with longer more slender limbs than plesiosaurs and less completely modified for swimming
Hypernyms: ↑archosaur, ↑archosaurian, ↑archosaurian reptile
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Nothosaurus

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  • nothosaur — othosaur n. An extinct marine reptile with longer more slender limbs than plesiosaurs and less completely modified for swimming. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nothosaur — Nothosaurs Temporal range: Triassic Nothosaurus Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • nothosaur — noun Any of several extinct marine reptiles, of the order Nothosauroidea, from the Triassic period …   Wiktionary

  • nothosaur — noth·o·saur …   English syllables

  • nothosaur —   n. plesiosaurus like fossil reptile.    ♦ nothosaurian, n. & a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Lariosaurus — Taxobox name = Lariosaurus fossil range = Mid Triassic image width = 250px image caption = Lariosaurus balsami regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Sauropsida ordo = Nothosauria familia = Nothosauridae genus = Lariosaurus species = L.… …   Wikipedia

  • Dactylosaurus — Temporal range: Middle Triassic (Anisian?) Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class …   Wikipedia

  • Nothosaurus — Temporal range: 240–210 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Sauropterygia — Taxobox name = Sauropterygians fossil range = Early Triassic Late Cretaceous image caption = Reconstruction of the plesiosaurian Thalassiodracon regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Sauropsida superordo = Sauropterygia superordo… …   Wikipedia

  • Pachypleurosaur — Taxobox name = Pachypleurosaurs fossil range = Triassic image width = 250px image caption = Keichousaurus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Sauropsida superordo = Sauropterygia ordo = Nothosauroidea subordo = Pachypleurosauria subordo …   Wikipedia

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