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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On the other hand, in Lacertilian, Rhynchocephalia and generally in Lizards, the proximal and distal ends of the columella auris have two separate centers of chondrification (Versluys, 1903).
A new sphenodontian (Lepidosauria: Rhynchocephalia) from the McCoy Brook Formation (Lower Jurassic) of Nova Scotia, Canada.
The IUCN Amphibia-Reptilia Red Data Book, Part-1: Testudines, Crocodilia, Rhynchocephalia. IUCN.