Taxon profile


lizards and snakes
Squamata Oppel, 1811

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  superorder Lepidosauria

Other names

= scaled reptiles


Elaphe dione - Dione Ratsnake

Elaphe dione - Dione Ratsnake

Author: Vít Schwarzbrunn

Zootoca vivipara - Common Lizard

Zootoca vivipara - Common Lizard

Author: Jiří Novák

Pantherophis obsoletus - Black Rat Snake

Pantherophis obsoletus - Black Rat Snake, male

Author: Jan Kubat

Functions restricted to taxon Squamata

Important groups

Sauria - Lizards, Serpentes - Snakes

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

suborder Sauria Gauthier, 1984 - Lizards
suborder Serpentes Linnaeus, 1758 - Snakes
suborder Amphisbaenia Gray, 1844 - worm lizards

Fossil taxa

superfamily Mosasauroidea Gervais, 1853 inc.sed.

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extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon