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Related to Rhynchocephalia: Sphenodontidae
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Noun1.Rhynchocephalia - tuataras; extinct forms from middle Triassic
animal order - the order of animals
Lepidosauria, subclass Lepidosauria - diapsid reptiles: lizards; snakes; tuataras
genus Sphenodon, Sphenodon - coextensive with the order Rhynchocephalia: tuataras
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Seligmann H, Moravec J and Werner YL (2008) Morphology, functional and evolutionary aspects of tail autotomy and regeneration in the "living fossil*' Sphenodon (Reptilia: Rhynchocephalia).
A new species of Clevosaurus (Lepidosauria: Rhynchocephalia) from the Late Triassic of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.