Peo's Evolution Journal


Amniotes split into two main groups. One is called sauropsids and the other is synapsids.

At the museum, the next few sections talk about sauropsids which have Palatal Openings in the roof of the mouth.

Some sauropsids are: turtles, plesiosaurs, and Ichthyosaurs.

The Museum's Web Page About Palatal Openings
Click the photos for larger versions.

Evolution Journal - Page 6 - Amniotes

Evolution Journal - Page 6 - Sauropsids

Evolution Journal - Page 5 - Palatal Openings
Peo's photo of the model
of palatal openings.

Peo and Daddy beside a plesiosaur.
Peo and Daddy beside a plesiosaur.

Last Updated: September 2010