A reptile with no post-orbital openings. Example: Turtle.
primitive reptile having no opening in the temporal region of the skull; all extinct except turtles
Anapsids include the turtles and their extinct kin. They are distinguished by having no holes in the sides of their skulls.
n. A vertebrate distinguished by a skull with no openings in the side behind the eyes, e.g. turtles.
For the extinct fish, see Anaspid.