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Caseasauria

Taxonomy
Caseasauria was named by Williston (1912). It is not extant. It was considered monophyletic by Maddin et al. (2008).

It was synonymized subjectively with Edaphosauria by Kuhn (1966); it was misspelled as Caseosauria by Olson (1966), Reisz (1986), Martens et al. (2005) and Ivakhnenko (2008); it was reranked as the unranked clade Caseasauria by Roxo (1937), Reisz (2005), Maddin et al. (2008) and Spindler et al. (2016).

It was assigned to Theromorpha by Roxo (1937); to Pelycosauria by Olson (1966) and Reisz (1986); to Ophiacomorpha by Ivakhnenko (2008); and to Synapsida by Reisz (2005), Martens et al. (2005), Maddin et al. (2008) and Spindler et al. (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1912Caseasauria Williston p. 649
1937Caseasauria Roxo p. 43
1966Caseosauria Olson p. 302
1986Caseasauria Reisz p. 57
2005Caseasauria Martens et al.
2005Caseasauria Reisz p. 906
2008Casesauria Ivakhnenko
2008Caseasauria Maddin et al. pp. 161, 172 fig. 9
2016Caseasauria Spindler et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Caseasauria()
Caseasauria()

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