Diapsida


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Noun1.Diapsida - used in former classifications to include all living reptiles except turtles; superseded by the two subclasses Lepidosauria and Archosauria
reptile, reptilian - any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises, turtles, snakes, lizards, alligators, crocodiles, and extinct forms
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The manus is distinctly smaller than the pes, however, and this appears to be a synapomorphy for Diapsida. Given what we know about Late Triassic continental tetrapods, the most plausible hypothesis is that the trackmaker is a lepidosauromorph such as a rhynchocephalian (Baird 1957) or a small early archosauromorph.
The same author considers the structure of the penis to be a trait that unites Testudines (Anapsida) and crocodilians (Diapsida), regarded as the morphological precursors of mammalian penis (HICKMAN JR.
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(1995): Preliminary results of a phylogenetic analysis of the Pterosauria (Diapsida: Archosauria).