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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References in periodicals archive ?
Viana, "Lizards and snakes (lepidosauria, squamata) from the late quaternary of the state of cearaa in northeastern Brazil," Journal of Cave and Karst Studies, vol.
Review of Teiid Morphology with a Revised Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Teiidae (Lepidosauria: Squamata).
A new species of Clevosaurus (Lepidosauria: Rhynchocephalia) from the Late Triassic of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.