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Diapsida (diapsid)

Reptilia -

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Rysosteus Owen p. 155
1845Rysosteus Meyer p. 282
1903Diapsida Osborn p. 276
1904Diapsida Osborn p. 105
1937Diapsida Roxo p. 44
1947Diapsida Olson pp. 44, 45
1966Diapsida Kuhn p. 31
1966Diapsida Olson p. 301
1985Diapsida Benton p. 153
1988Diapsida Carroll
1988Diapsida Gauthier et al. p. 139 fig. 4.4
1989Diapsida Gauthier et al. p. 343 fig. 9
1989Diapsida Rieppel
1992Diapsida Hecht p. 117
1993Diapsida Cvancara and Hoganson p. 15
1995Diapsida Laurin and Reisz p. 172 fig. 2
1998Diapsida Gao and Fox p. 306
1999Diapsida Nicholls p. 2
2002Utahdactylus Czerkas and Mickelson
2002Utahdactylus kateae Czerkas and Mickelson
2005Diapsida Müller
2005Diapsida Renesto p. 378
2006Utahdactylus Chure et al. p. 236
2006Utahdactylus kateae Chure et al. p. 236
2006Diapsida Jiang et al.
2006Diapsida Müller and Reisz fig. 2
2014Diapsida Chen et al.
2015Diapsida Chen et al.
2017Diapsida Wintrich et al.
2020Diapsida Klein et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Diapsida()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Maximum body mass: 100000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 10 gg
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Modified: 2017-04-17 20:16:03
Source: g = genus, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Peczkis 1995, Holman 2000, Greene 1997, Carroll 1988

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Missourian to the top of the Holocene or 305.90000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 303.4 Ma

Collections (17505 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9USA (Pennsylvania) Thenaropus heterodactylus (200134)
Missourian305.9 - 303.4USA (Kansas) Podargosaurus hibbardi, Petrolacosaurus kansensis (80784)
Virgilian303.4 - 298.9USA (Kansas) Spinoaequalis schultzei (68427)
Asselian298.9 - 295.5France (Languedoc-Roussillon) Aphelosaurus lutevensis (171350)
Wolfcamp296.4 - 268.0USA (New Mexico) Zarcasaurus tanyderus (171346)
Sakmarian295.5 - 290.1Germany (Saxony) Kadaliosaurus priscus (52522)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3Poland (Lower Silesia) Saurichnites leisnerianus (187930)
Leonard290.1 - 268.0USA (Oklahoma) Dictybolos tener (79408 84941) Orovenator mayorum, Diapsida indet. (67862)
Artinskian - Capitanian290.1 - 259.9Czech Republic (Hradec Kralove) Saurichnites kablikae, Saurichnites lacertoides (180863)
Late/Upper Kazanian - Urzhumian272.5 - 265.0Russian Federation (Arkhangelsk) Lanthanolania ivakhnenkoi (187648)
Roadian - Capitanian272.3 - 259.9Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) Archosauromorpha indet. (106558)
Wordian268.8 - 265.1Russian Federation Diapsida indet. (197595)
Late/Upper Severodvinian265.0 - 254.0Russian Federation (Tatarstan) Eorasaurus olsoni (80712)
Buntsandstein265.0 - 252.3Germany (Bavaria) Chirotherium vorbachi (205801) Chirotherium vorbachi, Saurichnites auraensis (205800) Saurichnites auraensis (205802)
Severodvinian - Vyatkian265.0 - 252.3Russian Federation (Orenburg) Rautiania minichi, Rautiania alexandri, Diapsida sp. (85483)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Tanzania (Ruvuma) Reptilia indet. (149622)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17South Africa (Eastern Cape) Galesphyrus capensis (115686)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Germany (Thuringia) Protorosaurus speneri (93033 93034)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Germany (Hesse) Protorosaurus sp. (84836) Protorosaurus speneri (81115 93036)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Germany (Saxony Anhalt) Coelurosauravus sp., Protorosaurus speneri, Glaurung schneideri, Gracilisaurus ottoi, Palaeochamaeleo jaekeli (85484) Protorosaurus speneri (93035)