subclass Lepidosauria


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Noun1.subclass 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