Sphenodontia

Known as: Rhynchocephalia, Rhynchosauria, rhynchocephalians 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2016
2016
The patella (kneecap) is the largest and best-known of the sesamoid bones, postulated to confer biomechanical advantages… (More)
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2014
2014
Rhynchocephalian lepidosaurs, though once widespread worldwide, are represented today only by the tuatara (Sphenodon) of New… (More)
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2012
2012
The tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus) is the only living representative of Rhynchocephalia, a group of small vertebrates that… (More)
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2010
2010
The relationship between skull shape and the forces generated during feeding is currently under widespread scrutiny and… (More)
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2009
2009
Jaws and dentition closely resembling those of the extant tuatara (Sphenodon) are described from the Manuherikia Group (Early… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND Today Rhynchocephalia, the sister tax-on to Squamata (snakes, lizards and amphisbaenians), is only represented by the… (More)
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2004
2004
The masticatory pattern of Sphenodon punctatus, the sole remaining rhynchocephalian, now restricted to islands off the coast of… (More)
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2003
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2003
We provide phylogenetic analyses for primary Reptilia lineages including, for the first time, Sphenodon punctatus (tuatara) using… (More)
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2003
2003
Tuatara (two species of Sphenodon) are the last representatives of a branch of an ancient reptilian lineage, Sphenodontia, that… (More)
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