From Latinsquamatus (“scaly, having scales”), from squama (“scale”).
Squamata Sentence Examples
The snakes are the most highly specialized branch of the Sauria or Squamata, i.e.
A, Clara squamata, magnified.
Miller's Squamata and Nuda (1832), are merely new names for de Blainville's Ornithoides and Ichthyoides, though Muller gave far better anatomical characters of the two groups than had previously been put forward.