See also: squamata

Translingual edit

 
Amphisbaena mertensii

Etymology edit

From Latin squamatus (scaly, having scales), from squama (scale).

Proper noun edit

Squamata

  1. Scaled reptiles
    1. A taxonomic order within the superorder Lepidosauria.
    2. A taxonomic subclass within the class Reptilia.[1]

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References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ruggiero MA, Gordon DP, Orrell TM, Bailly N, Bourgoin T, Brusca RC, et al. (2015) A Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119248. PMID 25923521, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119248