Lepidosauria facts for kids

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Temporal range: Triassic – Recent
A Coachella Valley Fringe-toed Lizard
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Subclass: Diapsida
Infraclass: Lepidosauromorpha
Superorder: Lepidosauria

The Lepidosauria (Greek for scaled lizards) are reptiles with overlapping scales. They include the tuataras, lizards, snakes and amphisbaenians.

Lepidosauria is a superorder of Sauropsida. It includes the orders :

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