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Sanchiaosaurus

Reptilia - Sauropterygia

Taxonomy
Sanchiaosaurus was named by Young (1965). Its type is Sanchiaosaurus dengi.

It was assigned to Nothosauridae by Young (1965); and to Nothosauroidea by Rieppel (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Sanchiaosaurus Young p. 324
1999Sanchiaosaurus Rieppel p. 327 figs. 7-9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
orderSauropterygia
orderEosauropterygia
superfamilyNothosauroidea
genusSanchiaosaurus

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