10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AMPHISBAENAE»
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East Indies. Another with four toes, Lac. tetradaciyla, Lacep. Ann. du Mus. II, lix, 2
*. In others the tympanum is concealed, leading directly to Chirotes, and thence
to the Amphisbaenae. .There is one species with five toesf; and a second in
LA DIVINA COMMEDIA (THE DIVINE COMEDY) : Inferno
With one exception (“amphisbands”), the names of these reptiles are the original
Greek or Latin ones; the original “amphisbaenae” has been rendered into “
amphisbands”, for poetic reasons. Needless to say, the descriptions of these
Each reads his list; the one with most amphisbaenae wins. Now try for some
clued amphisbaenae. Four at a time: Here is a batch of amphisbaenae, with a
line marking the break: mum/my, break/age, hum/bug, pot/ion, imp/unity, cur/rent,
Joseph Twadell Shipley, 1972
The Animal Kingdom, Arranged According to Its Organization, ...
... the Batrachians, which are approximated in this respect only by the
Amphisbaenae among the serpents; their maxillary bones cover the orbit, which
resembles a very small hole, and those of the temples the temporal depression,
so that the ...
Georges baron Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille, 1831
Pantology: Or, A Systematic Survey of Human Knowledge; ...
... the Anguinae, or glass snake ; the Amphisbaenae, so named from the head
and tail appearing alike; the Colubridae, or boa, anaconda, and blacksnake; the
Viperinae, as the rattlesnake, redsnake, viper, adder, and asp ; and the
United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, ...
Amphibia, 1. Amphibius, 202. Amphibolurus, 413. maculiferus, 417. muricatus,
414. Amphiesma rhodomelas, 165. Amphl'sbaena scutigera, 217. Amphisbaenae
, 216. AMPHIBBAENIDAE, 215, 216. Amphisbaenoz'dea, 216. Amydae, 462.
Charles Frederic Girard, Spencer Fullerton Baird, 1858
United States Exploring Expedition: During the Year 1838, ...
SYN.—Amphisbaenoidea, FITZ. Neue Class. Rept. 1826, 11. Amphisbaenidae,
BONAP. Saggio, Distr. Anim. Vertebr. 1831.—GRAY, Synops. Brit. Mus. 1840 ; &
Catal. Tort. Croc. & Amphisb. Brit. Mus. 1844, 69. Amphisbaenae, WIEGM. Herp.
United States exloring expedition, Charles Wilkes, 1858
Acarid Phylogeny and Evolution: Adaptation in Mites and Ticks
Flechtmann C.H.W., Johnston D.E., 1990 Zeterobercon. a new genus of
Heterozerconidae (Acari: Mesostigmata) and the description of Zeterobercon
amphisbaenae n. sp. from BrasiL International Journal of Acarology, 16: 143-148.
European Association of Acarologists. Meeting, Fabio Bernini, 2002
The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri : Volume 1: Inferno: ...
86-87. chelydri . . . amphisbaenae: This list of serpent species is taken from
Lucan's list in Pharsalia 9.708-27 (fifteen species in twenty lines). Grandgent
notes: “The chelydri make their path smoke, the jaculi are swift as darts, the
pharee furrow ...
John Ray, Naturalist: His Life and Works
Bk. 2, c. i ad fin. 5 C.C. pp. 39-40. 6 Cf. Hist. Insect, p. 45 and F. G. Sinclair,
Cambridge Nat. Hist, v, p. 34. 7 C.C. pp. 44-5: cf. Hist. Insect, p. 341. i '
Amphisbaenae sunt haec animalcula.' 2 C.C. pp. 134-8. 3 102 THE CAMBRIDGE
Charles Earle Raven, 1986
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The cathedral in my dreams
... than I remembered: a Romanesque heart (carved with lions and gryphons and two-headed amphisbaenae) with Gothic developments. «Telegraph.co.uk, Nov 13»