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Symphypoda (disused)

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Symphypoda was named by Cope (1867). It is not extant.

It was reranked as the suborder Symphypoda by Cope (1870), Cope (1871), Cope (1875), Seeley (1879) and Osborn (1904); it was synonymized subjectively with Theropoda by Zittel (1890); it was synonymized subjectively with Coelurosauria by Matthew (1915); it was synonymized subjectively with Coeluridae by Steel (1970).

It was assigned to Dinosauria by Cope (1867), Cope (1870), Cope (1871), Cope (1875) and Seeley (1879); and to Theropoda by Osborn (1904).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Symphypoda Cope
1870Symphypoda Cope p. 120
1871Symphypoda Cope p. 234
1875Symphypoda Cope p. 13
1879Symphypoda Seeley p. 183
1904Symphypoda Osborn p. 114

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
suborderSymphypoda(Cope 1867)
suborderSymphypoda(Cope 1867)

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
E. D. Cope 1870First series of tarsal bones confluent with each other, and with the tibia. Fibula distally much reduced. Anterior part of ilium dilated, plate-like.