Squamata

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Scaled reptiles
Temporal range:
Early JurassicPresent, 199–0 Ma[1]
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Eastren blue-tongued lizard
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Superorder: Lepidosauria
Order: Squamata
Oppel, 1811
Subgroups[2]

Anguimorpha
Gekkota
Iguania
Lacertoidea
Scincomorpha
Serpentes

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black: Range of Squamata

The Squamata, or the scaled reptiles, are the lairgest recent order o reptiles, comprisin aw lizards an snakes.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Hutchinson, M. N.; Skinner, A.; Lee, M. S. Y. (2012). "Tikiguania and the antiquity of squamate reptiles (lizards and snakes)". Biology Letters. 8 (4): 665–669. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2011.1216. PMC 3391445Freely accessible. PMID 22279152. 
  2. Wiens, J. J., Hutter, C. R., Mulcahy, D. G., Noonan, B. P., Townsend, T. M., Sites, J. W., & Reeder, T. W. (2012). Resolving the phylogeny of lizards and snakes (Squamata) with extensive sampling of genes and species. Biology Letters, 8(6), 1043-1046.