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Prolacertiformes

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Prolacertiformes was named by Camp (1945).

It was reranked as the infraorder Prolacertiformes by Seiffert (1975); it was reranked as the suborder Prolacertiformes by Chatterjee (1980); it was synonymized subjectively with Protorosauria by Chatterjee (1986); it was reranked as the unranked clade Prolacertiformes by Muscio (1997) and Senter (2004).

It was assigned to Lacertilia by Seiffert (1975); to Eosuchia by Chatterjee (1980); to Archosauromorpha by Benton (1985), Benton (1990) and Muscio (1997); and to Archosauromorpha by Senter (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1945Prolacertiformes Camp
1975Prolacertiformes Seiffert p. 9
1980Prolacertiformes Chatterjee p. 196
1985Prolacertiformes Benton p. 154
1990Prolacertiformes Benton p. 13
1997Prolacertiformes Muscio
2004Prolacertiformes Senter p. 260

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Prolacertiformes(Camp 1945)
Prolacertiformes(Camp 1945)

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Source: subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Induan to the top of the Tuvalian or 252.17000 to 221.50000 Ma

Collections (10 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Induan - Olenekian252.17 - 247.2Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) Prolacertiformes indet. (94112)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0United Kingdom (England) Rhombopholis scutulata (57944 97695)
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0United Kingdom (England) Labyrinthodon scutulatus (34402)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Spain (Tarragona) Cosesaurus aviceps (109710)
Ladinian - Carnian242.0 - 228.0Kyrgyzstan (Batken) Podopteryx mirabilis (115162)
Carnian - Norian237.0 - 208.5Morocco (Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz) Prolacertiformes indet. (118012)
Tuvalian232.0 - 221.5Austria Prolacertiformes indet. (149437)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (Texas) Prolacertiformes indet. (22704 48424)