Group of reptiles characterised by having two holes (temporal fenestra) in each side of their skulls. The first diapsids appeared in the late Carboniferous period. Living diapsids include all crocodiles, lizards, snakes and tuatara.
Information from Wikipedia on this group of reptiles characterised by having two holes, the temporal fenestra, in their skulls.
Information from the Tree of Life Web Project on this group of reptiles which includes lizards, Sphenodon, crocodylians, birds and their extinct relatives.
Information from Wikipedia on this family of reptiles from the late Triassic, characterized by their distinctive triangular skulls which resemble the skulls of birds.
Provides information on this medium-sized reptile and its anatomy with several photographs of its fossilized remains.
Information and a photograph of a well preserved specimen from northern Italy.
Photographs and information on this small diapsid reptile from the Late Triassic of Northern Italy.
Illustration of this crocodile-like diapsid from the Upper Triassic, its description and some photographs.
Photograph of a complete specimen of this drepanosaurid reptile and its description.
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