order Pterosauria

noun
extinct flying reptiles: pterosaurs
Syn: ↑Pterosauria
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Archosauria, ↑subclass Archosauria

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  • Pterosauria — Pter o*sau ri*a, n. pl. [NL.] (Paleon.) An extinct order of flying reptiles of the Mesozoic age; the pterodactyls; called also {{Pterodactyli}}, and {{Ornithosauria}}. [1913 Webster] Note: The wings were formed, like those of bats, by a leathery… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pterosauria — Ornithosauria Or*ni tho*sau ri*a, prop. n. pl. [NL. See {Ornitho }, and {Sauria}.] (Paleon.) An order of extinct flying reptiles; called also {{Pterosauria}}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pterosauria — n. extinct order of winged reptiles from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods (such as the pterodactyl and similar creatures) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • animal order — noun the order of animals • Hypernyms: ↑order • Hyponyms: ↑Eubacteriales, ↑order Eubacteriales, ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales, ↑Rickettsiales, ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pterosaur — Pterosaurs Temporal range: Late Triassic–Late Cretaceous, 220–65 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • List of pterosaurs — This list of pterosaurs is a comprehensive listing of all genera that have ever been included in the order Pterosauria, excluding purely vernacular terms. The list includes all commonly accepted genera, but also genera that are now considered… …   Wikipedia

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  • Dimorphodon — Temporal range: Early Jurassic, 197–195 Ma …   Wikipedia

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