Squamata


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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.
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The orthonectid Rhopalura ophiocomae has been reported to have a negative effect on the reproduction of its host, the echinoderm Amphipholis squamata, causing total castration of the ophiuroid (Atkins, 1933; Deheyn et al., 1998).
(2014) A report on a case of incomplete leucism in the green iguana (Iguana iguana iguana) (Squamata: Iguanidae) in the Caribbean Colombian.
Resolving the phylogeny of lizards and snakes (Squamata) with extensive sampling of genes and species.
Reproduction in the western whiptail, Aspidoscelis tigris (Squamata:Teiidae) from Sonora, Mexico.
The power and utility of morphological characters in systematics: a fully resolved phytogeny of Xenosaurus and its fossil relatives (Squamata: Anguimorpha).
Hoser RT (2013).The description of new snake subgenera, species and subspecies from Australia (Squamata:Serpentes).
Ambito de Hogar de Liolaemus melanops Burmesiter, 1888 (Squamata: Liolaemini) en el Centro de Chubut, Argentina.