Rhynchocephalia


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Rhynchocephalia

a primitive group of DIAPSID reptiles that includes Sphenodon, a genus having a pineal eye in the roof of the skull.
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Its cousins in the reptilian order Rhynchocephalia all died out 139 million years ago.
guntheri), the only living representatives of the order Rhynchocephalia, reptiles that were most widespread during the Jurassic era but are now restricted to New Zealand.