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Pseudosuchia

Reptilia -

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Dasygnathus longidens Huxley
1890Pseudosuchia Zittel
1898Pseudosuchia Gadow p. 19
1922Pseudosuchia Huene p. 22
1937Pseudosuchia Roxo p. 44
1940Dongusia Huene
1940Dongusia colorata Huene
1946Pseudosuchia Kuhn p. 63
1952Pseudosuchia Bock p. 409
1954Pseudosuchia Haughton and Brink p. 4
1954Pseudosuchia Huene p. 42
1958Pseudosuchia Huene p. 205
1964Pseudosuchia Kuhn p. 317
1964Ornithosuchus longidens Walker
1964Chasmatosaurus ultimus Young
1966Pseudosuchia Kuhn p. 70
1971Pseudosuchida Kuhn p. 12
1976Chasmatosaurus ultimus Charig and Sues p. 24
1981Pseudosuchia Cooper p. 694
1985Pseudosuchia Gauthier and Padian pp. 187-189 fig. 1
1988Dongusia Carroll
1989Pseudosuchia Gauthier et al. p. 345
2000Dongusia Gower and Sennikov
2000Dongusia colorata Gower and Sennikov
2007Pseudosuchia Parker
2007Pseudosuchia Schoch
2011Pseudosuchia Lautenschlager and Desojo
2011Pseudosuchia Nesbitt pp. 15, 194 figs. 6, 51
2011Ornithosuchus longidens Nesbitt p. 22
2013Ornithosuchus longidens Von Baczko and Ezcurra
2016Pseudosuchia Ezcurra
2019Pseudosuchia Patrick et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
S. J. Nesbitt 2011The most inclusive clade containing Crocodylus niloticus Laurenti, 1768 but not Passar domesticus Linnaeus, 1758
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: carnivoresubo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:38:45
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:38:45
Source: subo = suborder, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Benton 1983, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Lopingian to the top of the Holocene or 259.90000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 252.17 Ma

Collections (4019 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lopingian259.9 - 252.17Italy (Trentino-Alto Adige) Thecodontichnus sp., Prochirotherium sp., Prochirotherium permicum (188750)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Morocco (Marakech-Tensift-El Haouz) Synaptichnium sp., Protochirotherium sp. (199897 199898 199899 199900)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2United Kingdom (England) Aetosauripus sp. (184045) Synaptichnium sp., Isochirotherium lomasi, Isochirotherium bipedale (164930)
Induan - Smithian252.17 - 247.2India (West Bengal) Teratosaurus bengalensis (117188)
Triassic252.17 - 201.3United Kingdom (Cheshire) Isochirotherium herculis (197337)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Germany (Hessen) Protochirotherium wolfhagense (196721)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Germany (Sachsen-Anhalt) Mesorhinus fraasi (97732)
Spathian251.3 - 247.2USA (Arizona) Chirotherium diabloensis, Chirotherium coltoni (95107)
Spathian251.3 - 247.2Germany (Niedersachsen) Ctenosaurus koeneni (109489)
Spathian251.3 - 247.2Poland (Swietoryzskie) Brachychirotherium hauboldi, Brachychirotherium kalkowensis, Brachychirotherium wiorense, Synaptichnium senkowiczowae, Isochirotherium gierlinskii, Isochirotherium santacrucense, Synaptichnium kotanskii, Synaptichnium chirotherioides (118063)
Olenekian251.2 - 247.2Russian Federation (Volgograd) Bystrowisuchus flerovi, Scythosuchus basileus (27343)
Olenekian251.2 - 247.2Morocco (Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz) Brachychirotherium sp., Synaptichnium sp., Isochirotherium gierlinskii, Synaptichnium pseudosuchoides (149976)
Olenekian251.2 - 247.2Russian Federation (Komi) Vytshegdosuchus zheshartensis (85454)
Olenekian251.2 - 247.2Argentina (La Rioja) Chirotheriidae indet. (74750)
Olenekian - Anisian251.2 - 242.0China (Shaanxi) Xilousuchus sapingensis (98594)
Aegean247.2 - 242.0France (Bas-Rhin) Chirotheriidae indet. (206506 206544)
Aegean247.2 - 242.0France (Moselle) Chirotheriidae indet. (206493)
Aegean - Bithynian247.2 - 242.0USA (Arizona) Arizonasaurus babbitti (95094) Arizonasaurus babbitti, Poposauroidea indet. (95095 95112) Arizonasaurus babbitti, Poposauroidea new species (95092) Arizonasaurus babbitti, Poposauroidea unnamed species (34888) Chirotherium cameronensis (114095) Chirotherium marshalli (52806)
Aegean - Bithynian247.2 - 242.0USA (New Mexico) Arizonasaurus babbitti, Pseudosuchia indet., Poposauroidea new species (135441)
Aegean - Bithynian247.2 - 242.0Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Ctenosauriscus sp. (109490)