Scincomorpha

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Scincomorphs
Temporal range: Middle Jurassic—present, 170–0 Ma
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Blotched blue-tongued lizard
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Infraorder: Scincomorpha
Camp, 1923
Subgroups

Saurillodon
Paramacellodidae?
Globauridae
Eoxantidae
Scincidae
Cordylidae
Gerrhosauridae
Xantusiidae

Scincomorpha is an infraorder of lizards. They first appear in the fossil record about 170 million years ago, during the Jurassic period.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, S.E. and Jones, M.E.H. (2010). "The Origin, Early History and Diversification of Lepidosauromorph Reptiles." Pp. 27-44 in Bandyopadhyay, S. (ed.), New Aspects of Mesozoic Biodiversity, 27 Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences 132. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-10311-7_2 [1]

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