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n. - A genus of Malayan crocodiles.

Usage examples (9)
  • 'Tomistoma', a five metre crocodile, is widely found in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.
  • The photographs are not great, but it is a crocodilian, and has a profile consistent with Tomistoma schlegelii.
  • It could therefore be ascribed to a fish-eater as the then common, large-sized, long-snouted crocodilians Tomistoma lusitanica and Gavialis sp.
  • There are several reptile species of conservation significance in this ecoregion, including the monitor lizard (Varanus salvator), the false gavial (Tomistoma... for more
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