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1 May 2001 On the Lower Jaw and Intramandibular Septum in Snakes and Anguimorph Lizards
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The intramandibular septum of the lower jaw is commonly interpreted as a derived character supporting monophyly of anguimorph lizards. However, it is also present in snakes, consistent with the view that snakes are related to or nested within anguimorph lizards.

The American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
Michael S. Y. Lee and John D. Scanlon "On the Lower Jaw and Intramandibular Septum in Snakes and Anguimorph Lizards," Copeia 2001(2), 531-535, (1 May 2001). https://doi.org/10.1643/0045-8511(2001)001[0531:OTLJAI]2.0.CO;2
Accepted: 29 August 2000; Published: 1 May 2001
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