Classifying Reptiles

Reptiles are cold blooded. They depend on the sun and their environment to heat their bodies. Many of them hibernate in the winter because of the cold. Some reptiles are poisonous. Snakes, crocodiles and lizards are good examples of reptiles.

Kingdom :Animalia (Animal Kingdom)
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum:Verbrata ( Vertebrates)
Class:Reptilia (Reptiles)

Simple Reptile Worksheets
Class Reptilia Worksheet

Orders in this class:

  • Order:Testudines (tortoises & turtles)

  • Order:Crocodilia (caimans, crocodiles & relatives)

  • Order: Rhynchocephalia (tuartaras)

  • Order:Squamata (amphisbaenians, lizards, snakes)

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