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Squamata

an order of reptiles containing the lizards and snakes, which have a skin with horny epidermal scales or shields. The moveable quadrate bone makes it possible to move the upper jaw with respect to the braincase.

Squamata

an order of animals, the scaly-bodied reptiles, including snakes and lizards.
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This is a problem because the majority of Neogene-age squamate fossils identified tend to be dentary and maxillary bones often due to collecting biases (Bell and Mead 2014).
Scanning electron microscopy of changes in epidermal structure occurring during the shedding cycle in squamate reptiles.
1999): Squamates (Reptilia) from the Upper Cretaceous of Lano (Basque Country, Spain).
The contributions from the study of microstructure may provide important data to answer a series of questions related to the adaptation of squamates to the most diverse habitats.
Patterns of covariation in life history traits of squamate reptiles: the effects of size and phylogeny reconsidered.
Squamates are vertebrates (organisms with a backbone) that don't have bodily processes for controlling their internal temperature.
And I create exhibitions such as the upcoming show on squamates.
It remains to be seen how mortality risk is distributed in natural populations of squamates, but the effect still calls the generality of the Shine and Schwarzkopf (1992) model into serious question (Niewiarowski and Dunham 1994).
Codrea, V (2005): New lissamphibians and squamates from the Maastrichtian of Hateg Basin, Romania.
The evolution of helodermatid squamates, with descriptions of a new taxon and an overview of the Varanoidea.
These include crocodylians, turtles, squamates and lissamphibians (Wilson 1986; Runkel 1988).