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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
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

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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 Pennsylvanian to the top of the Holocene or 323.20000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 298.9 Ma

Collections (4021 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pennsylvanian323.2 - 298.9USA (Pennsylvania) Thenaropus heterodactylus (200134)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3Poland (Lower Silesia) Saurichnites leisnerianus (187930)
Artinskian - Capitanian290.1 - 259.9Czech Republic (Hradec Kralove) Saurichnites lacertoides, Saurichnites kablikae (180863)
Lopingian259.9 - 252.17Italy (Trentino-Alto Adige) Thecodontichnus sp., Prochirotherium sp., Prochirotherium permicum (188750)
Induan252.17 - 251.2China (Guizhou) Chirotherium sp. (60516)
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) Chirotherium barthii, Chirotherium vorbachi, Chirotherium sp. (52505) Chirotherium herculis (164932) Synaptichnium sp., Chirotherium storetonense, Chirotherium minus, Chirotherium vorbachi, Isochirotherium lomasi, Rhynchosauroides tumidus, Isochirotherium bipedale, Chirotherium sp., Chirotherium minus (164930)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Spain (Islas Baleares) Chirotherium sp. (95349)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Niger (Agadez) Chirotherium sp. (200662)
Induan - Olenekian252.17 - 247.2United Kingdom (County Down) Chirotherium sp. (197357)
Induan - Smithian252.17 - 247.2India (West Bengal) Teratosaurus bengalensis (117188)
Triassic252.17 - 201.3United Kingdom (Cheshire) Isochirotherium herculis (197337)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2USA (Utah) Chirotherium sp. (135440)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Germany (Hessen) Protochirotherium wolfhagense (196721)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Germany (Sachsen-Anhalt) Mesorhinus fraasi (97732)
Spathian251.3 - 247.2USA (Arizona) Chirotherium moquiensis (95109) Chirotherium rex, Chirotherium diabloensis, Rotodactylus cursorius, Chirotherium minus, 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)
Spathian251.3 - 247.2USA (Wyoming) Chirotherium barthii (135634 135635 135637) Rotodactylus sp., Chirotherium barthii (135636)
Olenekian251.2 - 247.2Russian Federation (Volgograd) Bystrowisuchus flerovi, Scythosuchus basileus (27343)