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Procolophonia

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Taxonomy
Procolophonia was named by Seeley (1888) [Whether the taxon is extinct or not depends on exlusion or inclusion of turtles, respectively.]. It is not extant. Its type is Procolophonoidea. It was considered monophyletic by Laurin and Reisz (1995) and Lee (1997).

It was reranked as the order Procolophonia by Osborn (1904), Roxo (1937), Huene (1954), Olson (1962) and Olson (1966); it was reranked as the order Procolophonii by Jaekel (1910); it was reranked as the infraorder Procolophonia by Haughton and Brink (1954); it was reranked as the unranked clade Procolophonia by Gauthier et al. (1988), Gauthier et al. (1989), Laurin and Reisz (1995), deBraga and Reisz (1996), Lee (1997), Reisz and Scott (2002) and Modesto and Damiani (2003).

It was assigned to Diaptosauria by Osborn (1904); to Protorosauria by Jaekel (1910); to Cotylosauria by Broom (1913); to Cotylosauria by Roxo (1937); to Diadecta by Olson (1947); to Diadectimorpha by Haughton and Brink (1954); to Reptiliomorphoidea by Huene (1954); to Anapsida by Olson (1966); to Cotylosauria by Daly (1973), Colbert and Kitching (1975) and Lavina (1983); to Captorhinida by Carroll (1988); to Amniota by Gauthier et al. (1989); to Parareptilia by Olson (1962), Gauthier et al. (1988) and Laurin and Reisz (1995); to Ankyramorpha by deBraga and Reisz (1996); to Procolophonomorpha by Lee (1997); to Parareptilia by Reisz and Scott (2002) and Modesto and Damiani (2003); and to Procolophonida by Ivakhnenko (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Procolophonia Seeley p. 383
1904Procolophonia Osborn p. 108
1910Procolophonii Jaekel p. 332
1913Procolophonia Broom
1937Procolophonia Roxo p. 43
1947Procolophonia Olson pp. 44, 45
1954Procolophonia Haughton and Brink p. 3
1954Procolophonia Huene p. 21
1962Procolophonia Olson p. 95
1966Procolophonia Olson p. 301
1973Procolophonia Daly p. 586
1975Procolophonia Colbert and Kitching p. 3
1983Procolophonia Lavina p. 53
1988Procolophonia Carroll
1988Procolophonia Gauthier et al. p. 139 fig. 4.4
1989Procolophonia Gauthier et al. p. 340 fig. 5
1995Procolophonia Laurin and Reisz p. 172
1995Procolophoniformes Lee pp. 508, 511 fig. 22
1996Procolophonia deBraga and Reisz p. 385
1997Procolophonia Lee pp. 256, 260 fig. 22
2002Procolophonia Reisz and Scott p. 244
2003Procolophonia Modesto and Damiani p. 54
2008Procolophonia Ivakhnenko p. 51

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassParareptilia
Procolophonomorpha()
Procolophonia()
Procolophonia()

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