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Diapsid

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2023-07-18 Snargl 2 minutes 22 seconds

Where does the Diapsid live?

Lizard with a white body and yellow head is on a rock in the grass and looking at the camera
Lizard is standing on a rock in the grass at sunset or dawn, with the sun in the background
Lizard on a tree branch with a green background
Diapsid is standing on a rock by a lake and mountains in the background
Diapsids are a diverse group of animals that include all modern reptiles (except turtles) and birds.

They are characterized by having two openings on each side of their skulls, called temporal fenestrae, which allow for the attachment of larger jaw muscles.

Diapsids first appeared about 300 million years ago, during the late Carboniferous period, and have since evolved into many different forms and lifestyles.

Some examples of diapsid habitats are:
  • Deserts: Many diapsids are well-adapted to arid environments, such as lizards, snakes, and some birds.
    They have various strategies to cope with the heat, water scarcity, and predators, such as burrowing, shedding, camouflage, venom, and flight.
  • Forests: Diapsids can be found in various types of forests, from tropical rainforests to temperate woodlands.
    They occupy different levels of the forest, from the canopy to the understory to the forest floor.
    Some examples of forest-dwelling diapsids are crocodiles, chameleons, geckos, parrots, and owls.
    They have adaptations such as coloration, mimicry, prehensile tails, vocalization, and binocular vision.
  • Oceans: Diapsids have also colonized the marine realm, both in the past and present.
    Some extinct marine diapsids include the plesiosaurs, ichthyosaurs, and mosasaurs, which were large aquatic reptiles that dominated the seas during the Mesozoic era.
    Some living marine diapsids include the sea turtles, sea snakes, marine iguanas, and penguins, which have various adaptations such as flippers, scales, salt glands, and feathers.
    These are just some of the many habitats that diapsids live in.
Diapsids are one of the most successful and diverse groups of animals on Earth, and can be found in almost every ecosystem.

They have a rich evolutionary history and a wide range of physical and behavioral traits that enable them to survive and thrive in various environments.

Example of the color palette for the image of Diapsid

Picture with primary colors of Camouflage green, Light pastel purple, Arsenic, Wenge and Gray-Tea Green
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 4010-G50Y
NCS S 2040-R60B
NCS S 6502-B
NCS S 6010-R10B
PANTONE
PANTONE 405
PANTONE 415
RAL Classic
RAL 7003
RAL 7038
RAL 7016
RAL 7013
RAL 9007
RAL Design
RAL 090 50 10
RAL 290 70 25
RAL 000 25 00
RAL 070 40 10
RAL 100 60 05
RAL Effect
RAL 770-3
RAL 570-4
RAL 750-6
RAL 840-M
RAL 850-4
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What does the Diapsid look like?

Large lizard standing on top of a tree branch in a forest with lots of leaves on it's sides
Diapsid is standing on a ledge with a bridge in the background
Lizard with a yellow body and a brown head on a rock in the grass with a blurry background
Close up of a lizard on a table with a plant in the background
White lizard with a long tail and a white face on a rock with a brown background
A diapsid is not a single animal, but a group of animals that share a common feature in their skull.

It have two openings, called temporal fenestrae, on each side of their skull behind the eye.

This allows for the attachment of larger and stronger jaw muscles.

Diapsids include all living reptiles except turtles, as well as birds.

Some examples of diapsids are crocodiles, lizards, snakes, tuatara, and birds.

They have different shapes and sizes, but they all have the same basic skull structure.

Diapsids first appeared about 300 million years ago during the late Carboniferous period.

They are very diverse and have adapted to different environments, such as land, water, and air.

Diapsids are the most successful group of living reptiles and birds.

Example of the color palette for the image of Diapsid

Picture with primary colors of Bulgarian rose, Dark sea green, Phthalo green, Bone and UCLA Blue
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 5540-Y90R
NCS S 2030-G10Y
NCS S 8005-B80G
NCS S 4020-R80B
PANTONE
PANTONE 7596
PANTONE Warm Gray 1
RAL Classic
RAL 3007
RAL 7045
RAL 6009
RAL 9002
RAL 5023
RAL Design
RAL 040 20 19
RAL 130 70 30
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 010 80 10
RAL 270 40 30
RAL Effect
RAL 790-5
RAL 750-2
RAL 790-5
RAL 140-6
RAL 630-2
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