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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 >>

Squamata - Wikipedia

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The order Squamata, or the scaled reptiles, are the largest recent order of reptiles , comprising ..... "Coevolution of diet and prey-specific venom activity supports the role of selection in sn...

Squamates - Squamata - The Animal Encyclopedia - About Animals

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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 - 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 ...

Squamata - UCL

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Squamata - lizards and snakes ... Studies based on cladistic analysis of the morphological characteristics of both extant and fossil taxa ... Indeed, their inclusion of certain fossil taxa (namely the large marine mosasauroids, the basal snake ...

class reptilia

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Squamata includes the suborders Sauria (lizards) and Serpentes (snakes). ... Snakes have several unique characteristics that should allow you to readily ...

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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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, ...

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 ...