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Squamata

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

; class Reptilia, subclass Lepidosauria)

A highly successful order which includes 95% of all living reptiles. The lizards and snakes are each given ordinal status in some...

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Squamata

Overview page. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

; class Reptilia, subclass Lepidosauria)

A highly successful order which includes 95% of all living reptiles. The lizards and snakes are each given ordinal status in some...

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Squamata

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 78 words.

An order of reptiles comprising the lizards and snakes. They appeared at the end of the Triassic period, about 170

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Squamata

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 89 words.

An order of reptiles comprising the lizards and snakes. They appeared at the end of the Triassic period, about 170

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Squamata

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 103 words.

A highly successful order which includes 95% of all living reptiles. The lizards and snakes are each given ordinal status

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Squamata

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Zoology

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences. 101 words.

A highly successful order which includes 95% of all living reptiles. The lizards and snakes are each given ordinal status

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lorica squamata

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

[Ar]

Latin term for a type of body armour worn by Roman legionaries, consisting of a cuirass made from shaped scales of iron and bronze riveted together.

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<i>lorica squamata</i>

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 29 words.

[Ar]

Latin term for a type of body armour worn by Roman legionaries, consisting of a cuirass made from shaped

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A member of the <i>Roseobacter</i> clade, <i>Octadecabacter</i> sp., is the dominant symbiont in the brittle star <i>Amphipholis squamata</i>

Kathleen M Morrow, Abbey Rose Tedford, M Sabrina Pankey and Michael P Lesser.

in FEMS Microbiology Ecology

P ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Soil Science; Biotechnology; Genetics and Genomics; Microbiology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 4429 words.

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Symbiotic associations with subcuticular bacteria (SCB) have been identified and studied in many echinoderms, including the SCB of the brooding...

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Molecular Phylogenetics of Squamata: The Position of Snakes, Amphisbaenians, and Dibamids, and the Root of the Squamate Tree

Ted M. Townsend, Allan Larson, Edward Louis and J. Robert Macey.

Edited by Jack Sites.

in Systematic Biology

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 13931 words.

Squamate reptiles (snakes, lizards, and amphisbaenians) serve as model systems for evolutionary studies of a variety of morphological and behavioral traits, and phylogeny is crucial to many...

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Muscular evolution of hemipenis in Imantodini snakes (Squamata: Dipsadidae)

Ricardo Arturo Guerra-Fuentes, João Carlos L Costa, Alexandre F R Missassi and Ana Lúcia Da Costa Prudente.

in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society

August 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 7711 words.

Abstract

The anatomy of squamates’ hemipenis has historically been an important source of characters for phylogenetic and taxonomic studies. Herein, we use new...

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Multiple Origins and Rapid Evolution of Duplicated Mitochondrial Genes in Parthenogenetic Geckos (<i>Heteronotia binoei</i>; Squamata, Gekkonidae)

Matthew K. Fujita, Jeffrey L. Boore and Craig Moritz.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

December 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 7828 words.

Accumulating evidence for alternative gene orders demonstrates that vertebrate mitochondrial genomes are more evolutionarily dynamic than previously thought. Several lineages of...

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Rate Heterogeneity, Ancestral Character State Reconstruction, and the Evolution of Limb Morphology in <i>Lerista</i> (Scincidae, Squamata)

Adam Skinner.

in Systematic Biology

December 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 8021 words.

Rates of phenotypic evolution derive from numerous interrelated processes acting at varying spatial and temporal scales and frequently differ substantially among lineages. Although current...

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A Phylogenetic, Biogeographic, and Taxonomic study of all Extant Species of <i>Anolis</i> (Squamata; Iguanidae)

Steven Poe, Adrián Nieto-montes de oca, Omar Torres-carvajal, Kevin De Queiroz, Julián A. Velasco, Brad Truett, Levi N. Gray, Mason J. Ryan, Gunther Köhler, Fernando Ayala-varela and Ian Latella.

in Systematic Biology

September 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 20691 words.

Abstract

Anolis lizards (anoles) are textbook study organisms in evolution and ecology. Although several topics in evolutionary biology have been...

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A new scent organ for <i>Gymnodactylus</i> lizards (Squamata: Phyllodactylidae) and an updated evolutionary scenario for the origin of squamate epidermal glands

Anderson Kennedy Soares De-Lima, Fabrícius Maia Chaves Bicalho Domingos, Sacha Braun Chaves, Aline Pic-Taylor, Antonio Sebben and Julia Klaczko.

in Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

October 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Natural History; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 8298 words.

Abstract

Semiochemical dispersion-based communication is a determinant in squamate behaviour and reproduction. This communication mode is driven by different...

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A New Species of the Genus <i>Hirstiella</i> (Acari: Prostigmata: Pterygosomatidae) Parasitic on <i>Phyllodactylus bordai</i> (Reptilia: Squamata: Gekkonidae) in Mexico

in Journal of Medical Entomology

May 2009; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. 4877 words.

Hirstiella jimenezi new species is described from specimens found on the gecko Phyllodactylus bordai Taylor in the southern part of Mexico and also recorded from a single...

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Rickettsia sp. Closely Related to <i>Rickettsia raoultii</i> (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaceae) in an <i>Amblyomma helvolum</i> (Acarina: Ixodidae) Tick From a <i>Varanus salvator</i> (Squamata: Varanidae) in Thailand

in Journal of Medical Entomology

January 2013; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 2195 words.

An engorged female Amblyomma helvolum Koch tick was removed from an adult Varanus salvator Laurenti lizard during field collection in Thailand. After using polymerase chain reaction to...

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Character congruence and phylogenetic signal in molecular and morphological data sets: a case study in the living Iguanas (Squamata, Iguanidae).

J W Sites, S K Davis, T Guerra, J B Iverson and H L Snell.

in Molecular Biology and Evolution

October 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Evolutionary Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology. 0 words.

The lizard family Iguanidae comprises eight living genera distributed throughout the New and Old World, and includes several island endemics. We reconstruct phylogenetic relationships among...

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Detecting the Anomaly Zone in Species Trees and Evidence for a Misleading Signal in Higher-Level Skink Phylogeny (Squamata: Scincidae).

Charles W. Linkem, Vladimir N. Minin and Adam D. Leaché.

in Systematic Biology

May 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Evolutionary Biology; Genetics and Genomics. 8980 words.

The anomaly zone, defined by the presence of gene tree topologies that are more probable than the true species tree, presents a major challenge to the accurate resolution of many parts of...

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Multiple Data Sets, Congruence, and Hypothesis Testing for the Phylogeny of Basal Groups of the Lizard Genus <i>Sceloporus</i> (Squamata, Phrynosomatidae)

Oscar Flores-Villela, Karl M. Kjer, Miriam Benabib and Jack W. Sites.

Edited by R. Olmstead.

in Systematic Biology

December 2000; p ublished online December 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 0 words.

Several data partitions, including nuclear and mitochondrial gene sequences, chromosomes, isoenzymes, and morphological characters, were used to propose a new phylogeny and to test...

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Sampling Strategies for Delimiting Species: Genes, Individuals, and Populations in the <i>Liolaemus elongatus-kriegi</i> Complex (Squamata: Liolaemidae) in Andean–Patagonian South America

Mariana Morando, Luciano J. Avila and Jack W. Sites.

Edited by Jack Sullivan.

in Systematic Biology

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 0 words.

Recovery of evolutionary history and delimiting species boundaries in widely distributed, poorly known groups requires extensive geographic sampling, but sampling regimes are difficult to...

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