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Lizard

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Lizards are a widespread group of squamate reptiles, with approximately over 6,000 species, ... However, because they are defined negatively as excluding snakes, lizards have no unique distinguishin...

Squamates - Squamata - The Animal Encyclopedia

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Two characteristics that unite the squamates. The first is that they shed their skin periodically. Some squamates, such as snakes, shed their skin in one piece.

Squamata - New World Encyclopedia

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Apr 2, 2008 ... Squamata (lizards, snakes, and amphisbaenids ("worm-lizards") ... They have more than 70 shared derived traits (Grzimek et al. ... The exact relationships within these two suborders are not entirely certain yet, though recent ...

Reptile Classification - Squamata - Agamidae - Agamas

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The Agamidae family of lizards, or agamids, include over 300 species of lizards ... Shared characteristics include well-developed limbs and strong tails. ... Other agamid species, like the aptly named hydrosaurus, have unique foot scales that ...

Squamata - UCL

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Traditionally, the crown-group Squamata was divided into Lacertilia (lizards and ... that both snakes and amphisbaenians can be grouped with certain lizards to the ... Studies based on cladistic analysis of the morphological characteristics of ...

Modern Reptiles - Boundless

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Squamata, the largest group of reptiles, includes the lizards and snakes. ... Unlike mammals, birds, and certain extinct reptiles, living reptiles have scales or scutes ( rather than .... What characteristic distinguishes tuataras from the squamates?

Snakes and Lizards (Squamata): Skulls and Skeletons by Order ...

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There are over 6500 species of snakes and lizards found in the order Squmata. ... Known by their characteristic eyes, long tongues and, in many species, crests ...

Reptiles: Features, Types & Importance - Video & Lesson Transcript ...

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Feb 27, 2015 ... In this lesson, we'll explore the reptile class, discover what other ... Another characteristic that joins squamates is their jointed skulls and jaws, ...

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Rather than laying eggs, some snakes and lizards bear their young live. ... although certain groups such as sea turtles and snapping turtles have lost this ability. ... These three groups are distinguished by characteristics of the teeth and jaw, ...

Lepidosauria | Natural History of Vertebrates

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Lizards are a paraphyletic group that does not include snakes, as the snakes are a particular group of derived, limbless lizards. Two major orders of Squamata ...

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Order Squamata
The Squamata are the most successful order of Cenozoic reptiles, with some six thousands recent species (more species than there are mammals!). They are found on every continent except Antarctica, in such diverse modes of life as climbers, burrowers... More >>
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Squamata includes the suborders Sauria (lizards) and Serpentes (snakes). ... Snakes have several unique characteristics that should allow you to readily ...

Reptile Classification - Squamata - Vipers, Rattlesnakes, Etc.

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Vipers are members of the squamata order of reptiles, which includes snakes and lizards. This diverse family ... Common Traits of Viperidae Snakes. Most are ...

Reptiles

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General reptilian characteristics: tetrapods - a few have secondarily lost their limbs (snakes and glass lizards) have a protective skin covered with reptilian scales ...