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Lepidosaurians
Fossil range: Triassic - Recent
A Coachella Valley Fringe-toed Lizard
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Subclass: Diapsida
Infraclass: Lepidosauromorpha
Superorder: Lepidosauria
Orders

The Lepidosauria are reptiles with overlapping scales. They include the tuataras, lizards, snakes and amphisbaenians. Lepidosaurians are the most successful of modern reptiles.

Lepidosauria is a superorder of Sauropsida and comprises the orders :

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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Proper noun

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Lepidosauria

  1. a taxonomic superorder, within infraclass Lepidosauromorpha - the scaled reptiles
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See also

  • Rhynchocephalia (Sphenodontida)
  • Squamata

Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

Phrynosoma coronatum, a species of superordo Lepidosauria.

Taxonavigation

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Reptilia
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordines: Rhynchocephalia - Squamata

Vernacular names

Deutsch: Schuppenechsen
Wikimedia Commons For more multimedia, look at Lepidosauria on Wikimedia Commons.

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