Definition of Sauropsida. Meaning of Sauropsida. Synonyms of Sauropsida

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Definition of Sauropsida

Sauropsida
Sauropsida Sau*rop"si*da, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a lizard + ? appearance.] (Zo["o]l.) A comprehensive group of vertebrates, comprising the reptiles and birds.

Meaning of Sauropsida from wikipedia

- Sauropsida ("lizard faces") is a clade of amniotes, broadly equivalent to the class Reptilia. Sauropsida is the sister taxon to Synapsida, the other clade...
- definitions abandon the term reptile altogether in favor of the clade Sauropsida, which refers to all amniotes more closely related to modern reptiles...
- as various extinct groups. Sauria lies within the larger total group Sauropsida, which also contains various stem-reptiles which are more closely related...
- reptile lineage called either Reptilia or Sauropsida. In fact, the study of Gauthier (1994) defined Sauropsida as all amniotes more closely related to reptiles...
- Eureptilia ("true reptiles") is one of the two major subgroups of the clade Sauropsida, the other one being Parareptilia. Eureptilia includes Diapsida (the clade...
- The smallest organisms found on Earth can be determined according to various aspects of organism size, including volume, m****, height, length, or genome...
- while placing dinosaurs, reptiles, and birds in a separate clade, the Sauropsida. Single openings in the skull behind each eye, known as temporal fenestrae...
- Batrachomorpha / Amphibia various extinct clades Lissamphibia Reptiliomorpha / Pan-Amniota various extinct clades Amniota (Crown group) Synapsida Sauropsida...
- higher taxonomic rank.) class Amphibia (amphibians; 8,100+ species) class Sauropsida (reptiles (including birds); 21,300+ species – 10,000+ species of birds...
- v t e Fossil snakes Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata class: Sauropsida Order: Squamata Genera with hindlimbs and a sacrum Najash Genera with hindlimbs...