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Temporal range:
(Possible Mississippian record)
A baby tortoise emerges frae an amniotic egg.
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Supercless: Tetrapoda
Clade: Reptiliomorpha
Clade: Amniota
Haeckel, 1866

Amniotes is a clade o vertebrates comprisin the reptiles, birds an mammals whilk lay thair eggs on land or kep the fertilised egg within the mither.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  2. a b Arjan Mann; Jason D. Pardo; Hillary C. Maddin (2019). "Infernovenator steenae, a new serpentine recumbirostran from the 'Mazon Creek' Lagertätte further clarifies lysorophian origins". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. in press. doi:10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz026.