Clarifying taxonomy #1

Clarifying taxonomy #1

Lineage (full): root; cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Fungi/Metazoa group; Metazoa; Eumetazoa; Bilateria; Coelomata; Deuterostomia; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Gnathostomata; Teleostomi; Euteleostomi; Sarcopterygii; Tetrapoda; Amniota; Sauropsida; Sauria; Lepidosauria; Squamata; Scleroglossa


Serpentes (snakes) Click on organism name to get more information.


Fig. 7. Domain of expression of Hoxc6, in a chicken, left, and in a snake, right. The evolution from tetrapods to snakes seem to imply an extension of the domain of Hoxc6, rostrally, and caudally. Photo by McOmber and Burke.

  1. Serpentes are tetrapods
  2. McOmber and Burke ; a reference?
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