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Saurodontidae

Actinopteri - Ichthyodectiformes - Saurodontidae

Taxonomy
Saurodontidae was named by Stewart. Its type is Saurodon.

It was synonymized subjectively with Saurocephalidae by Thurmond and Jones (1981).

It was assigned to Merospondyli by Cope (1887); to Clupeoidei by Jordan (1963); to Chirocentroidea by Applegate (1970); and to Ichthyodectiformes by Cavin et al. (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Saurodontidae Cope p. 1019
1963Saurodontidae Jordan p. 619
1970Saurodontidae Applegate p. 419
2011Gwawinapterus Arbour and Currie p. 64 figs. 2-4
2011Gwawinapterus beardi Arbour and Currie p. 64 figs. 2-4
2013Saurodontidae Cavin et al. p. 170

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
RankNameAuthor
classActinopteri()
subclassNeopterygii(Regan 1923)
Teleosteomorpha
Teleostei(Müller 1846)
Osteossomorpha
orderIchthyodectiformesBardack and Sprinkle 1969
familySaurodontidaeStewart
familySaurodontidaeStewart

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