Lepidosauria

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Noun1.Lepidosauria - diapsid reptiles: lizards; snakes; tuataras
class Reptilia, Reptilia - class of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates; once the dominant land animals
order Rhynchocephalia, Rhynchocephalia - tuataras; extinct forms from middle Triassic
order Squamata, Squamata - diapsid reptiles: snakes and lizards
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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The authors concluded that the track-maker was a small lepidosaur, lacertoid, or rhynchosauroid, based in part on the interpreted age of the rocks.
Following his find of an incomplete but excellently preserved skull of a sphenodontian lepidosaur in 1984 (Fig.
Comparative morphology of the Lepidosaur tongue and its relevance to squamate phylogeny.
It was recognized a diversity of vertebrate fauna composed by semionotiform fishes, at least one lepidosaur taxon, and representatives of three groups of archosaurs, such as crocodylomorphs, pterosaurians and dinosaurs.