Reptilian remains abound; plants are also plentiful.
A great part of the river systems of the country with their flooded areas are highly favourable to the development of reptilian life.
The Eye is essentially reptilian, but in sharpness of vision, power and quickness of accommodation it surpasses that of the mammals.
No reptilian remains have been found.
obvious peculiarity is the long reptilian tail, composed of 20 vertebrae and not ending in a pygostyle.
Fossil reptilian remains, chiefly Dicynodon, are abundant.
Jurassic SystemThis system is not known with certainty in the eastern half of the United States, though there are some beds on the mid-Atlantic coast, along the inland border of the coastal plain, which have been thought by some, on the basis of their reptilian fossils, to be Jurassic. The lower and middle parts of the system are but doubtfully represented in the western interior.
- Representative Mammalian, Avian and Reptilian Trypanosomes, to illustrate the chief morphological characters.
(As above mentioned, this form may not be a true Trypanosome.) Only one reptilian form is well known, T.
The right and left halves are completely divided by septa, no mixture of the venous and arterial blood being possible, an advance upon reptilian conditions, even the highest.
Archaeopteryx was a bird, without any doubt, but still with so many low, essentially reptilian characters that it forms a link between these two classes.
An osteological question which has been much discussed is the fate of the reptilian quadrate bone in the mammalian skull.
Osborn, the tripartite reptilian condyle, by the loss of its median element, has given rise to the paired mammalian condyles; so that this difficulty disappears.
The fate of the reptilian quadrate bone (which is reduced to very small dimensions in the Anomodontia) has been referred to in an earlier section of the present article, where some mention has also been made of the disappearance in mammals of the hinder elements of the reptilian lower jaw, so as to leave the single bone (dentary) of each half of this part of the skeleton in mammals.
The separation of the Ratitae from the other birds, and their seemingly fundamental differences, notably the absence of the keel and of the power of flight, induced certain authors to go so far as to derive the Ratitae from the Dinosaurian reptiles, whilst Archaeopteryx (q.v.) and the Carinatae were supposed to have sprung from some Pterosaurian or similar reptilian stock.
The whole wing is consequently, although essentially avine, still reptilian in the unfused state of the metacarpals and the numbers of the phalanges.
At any rate, there seems little doubt that it was the region where creodonts and other primitive mammals were first differentiated from their reptilian ancestors.
Dromotheriidae, and apparently showing decided traces of reptilian affinity.
The muscles of the limbs show a great amount of specialization, away from the fundamental reptilian and mammalian conditions.
- The more characteristic features of the bird's brain show clearly a further development of the reptilian type, not always terminal features in a direct line, but rather side-departures, sometimes even a secondary sinking to a lower level, and in almost every case in a direction away from those fundamentally reptilian lines which have led to the characters typical of, and peculiar to, the mammals.
More dimly still visions of what the first bird may have been like could be reasonably entertained; and, passing even to a higher antiquity, the reptilian parent whence all birds have sprung was brought within reach of man's consciousness.
The reptilian fauna exhibits an exceptionally large number of interesting genera and species.
In the western interior there is difference of opinion as to whether certain beds rich in reptilian remains (the Morrison, Atlantosaurus, Como, &c.) should be regarded as Jurassic or Comanchean.
To this division are assigned the yellow sandstones of Elgin, which have yielded crocodilian and other reptilian remains, the discovery of which led to the rocks being separated from the Upper Old Red Sandstone, to which they had previously been thought to belong.
The tympanum itself has been regarded as representing one of the elements - probably the supra-angular - of the compound reptilian lower jaw.
This does not mean that any of the living groups of reptiles can claim their honour of ancestry, but it means that the mammals have branched where the principal reptilian groups meet, and that is a long way back.
Others however (inclusive of Tritylodon and Microlestes, if they be really mammals), seem nearer to the Monotremata; and the question has yet to be decided whether placentals and marsupials on the one hand, and monotremes on the other are not independently derived from reptilian ancestors.
These contain reptilian remains, and also clear imprints of leaves of the Glossopteris indica, as well as other indications of an ancient vegetation.
The lizards and snakes are the two dominant reptilian orders which are still on the increase in species, though certainly not in size.
basilisk's eyes are not reptilian but human, their expression an ancient and abiding love.
Even one researcher said " At the morphological level feathers are traditionally considered homologous with reptilian scales.
This spell enables the target to see as well in the dark as this reptilian humanoid, that is to say 90 ' .
reptilian beings with varied skin colors.
reptilian race of people from their home planet.
reptilian creature in their rock shelters.
reptilian being species are divided into three basic types, there are physical features that are shared by almost all.
According to many observations, the creature's legs look almost reptilian or goat-like.
The basilisk's eyes are not reptilian but human, their expression an ancient and abiding love.
The second set turns to a moment of reptilian horror when A forked tongue is tasting the air above the lip of the well.
The gradual passage of the thick root of the tail into the body is a character common to the Tasmanian wolf and the aard-vark, and may be directly inherited from reptilian ancestors (see Thylacine).
The " carrier " of a Trypanosome of warmblooded vertebrates is, in all instances so far described, an insect, generally a member of the Diptera; in the case of parasites of cold-blooded vertebrates the same role is usually played by an ichthyobdellid leech (piscine forms), but possibly, now and again, by an Ixodes (amphibian or reptilian forms).
The reptilian brain or limbic system is the part of the brain which controls the flight or fight complex.
Just as there are people with various skin colors, there are probably reptilian beings with varied skin colors.
Both fur and feathers are, in any case, simply modified reptilian scales.
They are, rather, subservient to a reptilian race of people from their home planet.
For 4000 years they illustrated a reptilian creature in their rock shelters.
Although the reptilian being species are divided into three basic types, there are physical features that are shared by almost all.
According to many observations, the creature 's legs look almost reptilian or goat-like.
Essentially his reason and judgment went off-line temporarily, and he reacted from the reptilian center of his brain, located in the brain stem.
You may also see devil contacts, reptilian styles, spider webs, gremlins, and more.
In later versions of the game, he abandons the humanoid form, and is distinctly reptilian in appearance.
Jessica Szohr - Also for the SoBe campaign, the actress was photographed in a custom paint-on bikini that was designed to give her a reptilian look.
White's bikini paint looked almost reptilian in nature with a large expanse of scale-like detail covering her breasts and a small section of torso.
The dragon a mythical creature best known for its reptilian appearance and its curious habits of abducting damsels, hoarding treasure and breathing fire on hapless knights is one of the most popular designs in tattoos.
Cylons were originally conceptualized as a reptilian race, but that idea never came to fruition in the storyline.
Godzilla started out as a fierce reptilian dinosaur monster that Toho Studios unleashed on Tokyo in the first movie, Godzilla, King of the Monsters.
reptilian brain or limbic system is the part of the brain which controls the flight or fight complex.
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