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taxonomic synonym of leptomedusae


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plural noun

in some classifications
: a suborder of Testudinata including all recent turtles except the leatherback
adjective or noun

Word History


New Latin, from thec- + -phora

Plural noun

New Latin, from thec- + -phora

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“Thecophora.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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