Sphenodontidae

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Sphenodontidae

[‚sfē·nə′dänt·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of lepidosaurian reptiles in the order Rhynchocephalia represented by a single living species, Sphenodon punctatus, a lizardlike form distinguished by lack of a penis.
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26 What is the common name of the two species of lizard-like creatures who are the only living members of the 200 million year old Sphenodontia order?
Instead, it is the only survivor of a large group of ancient reptiles called Sphenodontia that roamed the earth in the Dinosaur Age.