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  • The region also boasts an entire endemic order, the tuataras (Order Rhynchocephalia).

    Biological diversity in New Zealand

  • The order Testudines includes turtles, the order Squamata includes lizards and snakes, the order Crocodylia contains crocodiles and alligators, and the order Rhynchocephalia contains the lizard-like tuataras.


  • A new herbivorous sphenodontid Rhynchocephalia: Reptilia from the Jurassic of Colorado.

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  • A sphenodontine (Rhynchocephalia) from the Miocene of New Zealand and paleobiogeography of the tuatara (Sphenodon).

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  • Tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus), which are unique to New Zealand, are the only survivors of the dinosaur-like reptile species Rhynchocephalia that became extinct about 60 million years ago.

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  • Whether it has a free parietoquadrate arch I do not know, but it is probable that the genus should be referred to the Rhynchocephalia, in the neighborhood of PalsBohatteria Cred.

    Transactions of the American Philosophical Society

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